Category: Kairi Shepherd, at risk of deportation

Kairi Shepherd – at risk of deportation

Countries: India, United States Adoption Agencies: International Mission of Hope (IMH) and Americans for International Aid and Adoption (AIAA) Kairi was adopted, at three months old, by an American woman. This adoptive mother died when Kairi was 8 years old. Kairi was unaware that her adoptive mother had not finalised the procedures to get her… Read more »

In ‘an affair of the heart’ with US, India has an independent mind

Source: Chidanand Rajghatta Chidanand Rajghatta, TNN | Jun 14, 2012, WASHINGTON: Any questions whether New Delhi would serve as a US stooge and become a patsy following the American strategic embrace disappeared in vapor trails as India’s foreign minister flew out of Washington DC on Thursday after what officials from both sides agreed was… Read more »

Consider Kairi’s case on humanitarian grounds: Krishna asks US

Consider Kairi’s case on humanitarian grounds: Krishna asks US Updated: June 14, 2012 15:29 IST   Washington: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna has said the issue of Indian-American Kairi Shepherd, who is facing the prospect of forcibly being sent back to her country of birth, was raised with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. “I… Read more »

Governments Communicate in Kairi Case But Won’t Reveal Details

Source: Article |     June 12, 2012 – 11:19pm – Updated 13 June Washington – The United States government on Tuesday told India America Today that Washington was in touch with Delhi, but the US State Department in the same vein refused to confirm if it had received the letters of communication from its Indian… Read more »

Letter about Kairi Shepher

The letter to the US President, members of Congress, the Secretary of State and selected directors has been finalized and is being hand delivered today. ACT teamed up with this community effort and is greatful to all who put their energy into getting this done. However, ACT fully subscribes to David Smolin’s endorsement statement: DAVID… Read more »

Utah woman adopted from Indian orphanage THIRTY years ago now faces

Source: By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 14:45 GMT, 29 May 29 May 2012 Deportation battle: Attorneys are fighting to stop Kairi Shepherd, who was adopted from India as a 3-month-old baby, being deported A 30-year-old woman who has lived in the U.S since she was adopted from an orphanage in India as a baby… Read more »

Krishna reacts to Times Now report

28 May 2012 Source: Times Now Almost 2 weeks after TIMES NOW’s report on Kairi Shepherd who has been denied US citizenship despite being adopted 30 years ago, External Affairs Minister reacts and says that he will take up the matter with the US government. SM Krishna says that Kairi’s situation is “unfortunate”.