A Lockport, Ill., man is charged with attempting to kidnap his daughter and take her to Jordan. Thirty-six year old Said Ayesh faces up to three years in federal prison on the charges. A nationwide manhunt for Ayesh started last month after he failed to return his daughter after visitation. The Chicago Tribune has more details about the case.
International parental kidnapping is becoming more common place in the U.S., as Americans marry or have children with people from other nations. When the relationships dissolve, one parent tries to whisk their child away to their native country.
The Law in Your Life host Angela Wilson finds out your rights when it comes to international marriage and parental kidnapping from attorney Chris Schmidt with Bryan Cave.