“If I could say anything to politicians, I would beg them–implore them–to please amend the Child Citizenship Act of 2000 so that those of us who were adopted as children before then but were not granted US citizenship–would finally be covered. Please do this for my children, so they don’t have to be ostracized and so our family can remain intact. All I wanted was to be the best American I could be.” Adam Crapser
Adam Crapser, a Korean American adoptee who was placed in deportation proceedings at the beginning of 2015, was placed in the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma Washington by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on February 8, 2016. More of his story visit here or watch video below.
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