First hearing in Holt lawsuit by Korean adoptee deported from US highlights fight for transparency, adoptee rights

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The presiding judge in the Seoul Central District Court opened session Tuesday by noting the unusual audience as the small courtroom overflowed with over 60 South Korean-born international adoptees and…

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Congressman Smith and Congressman Woodall Introduce Adoptee Citizenship Act of 2019

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May 14, 2019 Washington D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) and Congressman Rob Woodall (R-GA), along with Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), reintroduced the bipartisan Adoptee…

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Adopted Abroad as Infants, Raised in US, and Now — They May Face Deportation

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An NBC Bay Area Investigation finds that gaps in U.S. Immigration Law leave tens of thousands of U.S. adoptees vulnerable to deportation as adults. By Stephen Stock, Robert Campos, Mark Villarreal and Jeremy Carroll Published…

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