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Thousands of Adults Adopted From Other Countries as Children Living in Fear of Deportation



The Adoptee Rights Campaign (ARC) is expanding! Lobbying teams are being formed around the country to meet each Congressperson and Senator in their district offices. We need adult adoptees, adoptive parents, friends, and allies who care about equal rights for all adoptees and who are committed to making a difference.

ARC welcomes those eager to spread awareness and community-level interest striving to secure citizenship for intercountry adoptees.

Events Across the U.S.


March 11, 2017
Attend a free 1-day nationwide training about community organizing offered and independently sponsored by ACLU. Take advantage of an excellent opportunity to locate those ready to make a difference in their communities. ARC encourages you to share our information, contact us for fact sheets. [Get Involved]
To host an event to locate supporters, register here
To find and attend a workshop near you visit and search by zip code.

Browse our Story Collection! Explore the ways adoptees lack citizenship after having been brought to the U.S. and raised to be part of the fabric of American families. Adoptees courageously share their narratives, voicing insight and untold struggles of what it means to live as an adoptee without citizenship. New to the Adoptee Citizenship Act? [Learn more].

Share your own story (adoptees without citizenship, parent(s) of adoptee(s) without citizenship, etc) Email (Please write “Story Collection” in the Subject line) or use our online submission

Note: Remember to spread the word via social media using the #citizenshipforalladoptees

For more information, email us at

Welcome to Adoptee Rights Campaign

Updated on 2017-03-09T00:22:06+00:00, by Adoptee Rights Campaign.