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'Right' decision on boy's U.S. citizenship backfires


Star Tribune: Newspaper of the Twin Cities - May 11, 1997

`Right' decision on boy's U.S. citizenship backfires, Deportation looms for Colombian adoptee as church, family protest immigration law

Sometimes, when the struggle seems overwhelming, Julie Carrigan remembers that beautiful day a dozen years ago when the world seemed filled with joy and hope. Oh, what a day of celebration it was. The Carrigans' new son, a street child from Bogota, Colombia, was coming home to his new family, his new country. Allen and Julie Carrigan and their two biological daughters, Robin and Kelly, were at the airport to greet an 8-year-old boy they named Adam. They were...


1997 May 11