This group is dedicated to the cases of international adoptees, who face deportation or have been deported to their country of birth, because they have been convicted of criminal activity.
Since the Child Citizen Act (2000), international adoptees automatically receive US citizenship, though the law doesn't apply in retrospect to those adoptees adopted before 2000. So there are many, now adult, international adoptees who don't have American citizenship. To them the 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act applies. This law implies deportation of non-citizens for criminal records where they are sentenced to 1 year or more of prison time.
Several international adoptees, most of them having lived almost of all of their lives in the USA, are facing deportation and some already have been deported. A list of the cases can be found here.
|BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE, POST-DEPORTATION HUMAN RIGHTS PROJECT||silent1||Case file||201||2 years 9 weeks ago||0||2 years 9 weeks ago|
|adoption which was an English teacher to rob a bank gangnamseo caught||silent1||Case file||743||2 years 9 weeks ago||0||2 years 9 weeks ago|
|Adoptee Faces Deportation From Misprinted Birth Certificate||Admin||Case file||620||6 years 43 weeks ago||0||6 years 43 weeks ago|
|WADSWORTH MAN RETURNS TO BRAZIL||Admin||Case file||381||5 years 46 weeks ago||0||5 years 46 weeks ago|
|RESENTENCING EASES DEPORTATION THREAT||silent1||Case file||427||5 years 44 weeks ago||0||5 years 44 weeks ago|
|The Difficult Identities of Post-War Black Children of GIs||silent1||Case file||1398||4 years 25 weeks ago||1||2 years 31 weeks ago|
|Adoptees deported by US [opinion]||silent1||Case file||246||2 years 9 weeks ago||0||2 years 9 weeks ago|
|Adoptee Deportation Issue (blog post)||silent1||Case file||355||2 years 9 weeks ago||0||2 years 9 weeks ago|
|Akron man faces deportation||Admin||Case file||693||6 years 43 weeks ago||0||6 years 43 weeks ago|
|ADOPTEE IS CLOSER TO BEING DEPORTED||Admin||Case file||575||5 years 46 weeks ago||0||5 years 46 weeks ago|
|MANEUVER MAY STOP DEPORTATION||silent1||Case file||592||5 years 44 weeks ago||0||5 years 44 weeks ago|
|My Story||silent1||Case file||671||4 years 25 weeks ago||0||4 years 25 weeks ago|
|Born in a prison, now Rudi finds homes for people living rough||silent1||Case file||618||2 years 8 weeks ago||1||1 year 9 weeks ago|
|Newsbrief: Ohio Man Deported for Minor Marijuana Conviction Found Murdered in Brazil||Admin||Case file||1140||6 years 43 weeks ago||0||6 years 43 weeks ago|
|'THEY CAN'T TAKE ME. . . CAN THEY?'||Admin||Case file||405||5 years 46 weeks ago||0||5 years 46 weeks ago|