Adoption

 
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The low cost of adopting a child

The low cost of adopting a child

By Anthony Bradley
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Adoption | There is a prevailing myth out there that process of adoption costs thousands upon thousands of dollars, but that isn’t true. Not only is adopting a child…

Identity crisis

By Sophia Lee
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Adoption | A law meant to protect Native American children is instead tearing them away from the only families they have known

Races for the children

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Families use sports to promote, and take part in, adoption

As policies tighten, international adoptions continue to decline

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | The number of children adopted internationally by Americans fell 12 percent last year to the lowest number since 1981, according to new U.S. State Department…

Uganda revises international adoption laws

By Onize Ohikere
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Adoption | Ugandan lawmakers have passed a bill that could limit the number of foreign adoptions in an attempt to close loopholes in a fractured system rife with abuse.

Congo finishes review of adoptions on hold since 2013

By Onize Ohikere
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Adoption | Congolese authorities have reviewed all pending cases of more than 1,000 adoptive children in the Democratic Republic of Congo after drafting new adoption…

Congo releases a small fraction of adopted children to waiting families

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Dozens of children stuck in halted adoptions in the Democratic Republic of Congo are now authorized to leave the country after two years of waiting, according…

Understanding the real rules of international adoption

By Jill Nelson
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Adoption | Africa has become the new “hot spot” for international adoptions, and that trend has led to some disturbing developments: Recent reports show corruption…

Overseas orphans

By Jill Nelson
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Adoption | Parents of good will often face hurdles as they complete ethical international adoptions

India no longer requires two-parent homes for adopted children

By Anna K. Poole
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India | India’s domestic adoption policy is getting an update, but not everyone is happy about it. Contention swirls around the amendment, passed this summer, which…

Senate approves bill to waive visa fees for stalled adoptions

Senate approves bill to waive visa fees for stalled adoptions

By Abby Reese
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Adoption | Steven and Alyssa Sieb have been waiting three years to adopt a child. While doing humanitarian work overseas, the couple met a little girl at an orphanage in…

ACLU plans suit over religious liberty protections for Michigan adoption agencies

By Laura Edghill
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Adoption | Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law late last week three bills that provide protections for faith-based adoption agencies that don’t want to place…

 
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