Category: Jennifer – deported adoptee

Adoptee Jennifer Haynes

Adoptee Jennifer Haynes was placed for temporary care and protection in an orphanage by her mother when she was 5 years old. Without her mother’s consent, in 1989, the Indian Courts orders were obtained by one Trust of a US adoption agency. She was abused by her adoptive father, and the adoption was ended. She also… Read more »

SC seeks clarity on citizenship status of adopted child

Source: http://www.deccanherald.com New Delhi, April 9, 2013, DHNS: A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court (SC) presided by Justice Gyan Sudha Misra on Monday has asked the Centre to explain the citizenship status of a child adopted by a foreign couple. The apex court poser came while hearing a special leave petition filed by 31-year-old Jennifer… Read more »

Deported woman seeks MEA’s help

Source: http://www.firstpost.com May 28, 2012 In a letter to Krishna, Jennifer Edgell Haynes, claims that she was a victim of child trafficking, sexual abuse and exploitation after she was adopted by an American couple when she was seven years old. Seeking the minister’s help. “Until three years back I believed I was a citizen of… Read more »

Sans home and identity: A story from the US

Source:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com   Ambika Pandit, TNN, Nov 7, 2010, 04.17am IST MUMBAI: Among the many looking forward to American President Barack Obama’s visit toIndia was an anxious Jennifer Edgell Haynes. She has no interest in Indo-US relations. All she wants is to be reunited with her family in Michigan. 

Deported from Chicago, she waits for Barack Obama

Source:http://www.dnaindia.com  Published: Saturday, Nov 6, 2010, 2:22 IST By Mayura Janwalkar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Jennifer Haynes, 28, abruptly deported from Chicago in 2008, is eagerly waiting for US president Barack Obama’s visit to Mumbai in the hope that her letter will reach him and she may be able to go home to… Read more »

‘Adopted’ woman fights for identity

Source: http://www.timesnow.tv/articleshow/4340846.cms 18 Mar 2010, 0845 hrs IST For over two years now, Jennifer Haynes has been languishing in Mumbai away from her family in the USA. In her 24 years, Jennifer has seen far more of the cruel world than her peers. Entrusted to a children’s home at a tender age to get an… Read more »

The Secret is Out – Jennifer was Trafficked as a Child

March 18, 2010 By Karyn S. Schiller Filed under: Immigration Law The approximately 700 pages of documents that I received in response to the Freedom of Information Request filed with USCIS on Jennifer Haynes’ behalf have turned out to be a gold mine of information. The biggest nugget of them all was the Indian baptismal… Read more »

‘Sorry, I can’t disclose the identity of Haynes’s mum’ Mayura Janwalkar

Source: www.dnaindia.com DNA Tuesday, February 9, 2010  Twenty-one years after 85-year-old Clarice D’souza gave away Jennifer Haynes, 28, in adoption to US national George Hancox, she filed an affidavit in the Bombay high court, stating that she could not disclose the identity of her biological mother. Haynes was deported to India owing to incomplete adoption… Read more »