A petition calling on the Department of Homeland Security to end deportation proceedings against an abused Korean adoptee has surpassed 10,000 signatures, reports the Christianity Daily.
Adam Crasper was adopted by the Wright family in 1979, but the family suspected of abusing Adam, relinquished its parental rights in 1986 to county services.
Adam was adopted again one year later by Thomas and Dolly-Jean Crapser in Oregon. The group 18 Million Rising says the Craspers were arrested and plead guilty to multiple counts of child abuse, child sex abuse, and child rape.
Neither the Craspers or the Wrights ever completed naturalization papers for Adam and thus he is considered an undocumented immigrant. In January, DHS began deportation proceedings.
Adams now has a wife and three children. After being kicked out of the Crasper home, he lived on the streets homeless and admittedly made some mistakes in a bid to survive.
He has gone to prison twice. Once after breaking into the Crasper home to retrieve adoption papers and the other for stealing.
You can learn about legislative efforts to help Adam and other adoptees in the Christianity Daily.