Adoptee U.S. citizenship

Gosia Wozniacka AP PHOTOS, AP STORIES

I learned about Adam and his story from a source in the Korean-American community. Interviewing Adam took six hours, and was emotionally wrenching. He is an intelligent, eloquent man who has faced big hurdles. He has many wounds and a lot of hurt, and yet he’s also trying to re-imagine his life. Adam’s story opened to me a world I knew little …

AP STORY: Deportation case highlights immigration, child welfare maze

Gosia Wozniacka AP STORIES

I spent the past few weeks researching the story of U.S. citizen children caught in the foster care system after their immigrant parents are detained or deported. We focused on the story of one father whose parental rights to care for his three sons could be terminated – not because of abuse or neglect, but simply due to his immigration …