Adoption

 
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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…

DRC agrees to finalize 71 adoptions on hold for two years

By Onize Ohikere
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Adoption | Seventy-one children who have waited for two years will now have new homes. In 2013, a Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ban on foreign adoption put on hold…

Abandonment, adoption, and God’s sovereignty

By Dick Peterson
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Family | One woman’s story of God’s plan to show her grace and mercy through devastating circumstances

Davion Only finally gets a family

By Sarah Padbury
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Adoption | Florida teen who made headlines with his emotional plea for a permanent home got his wish on Wednesday

Will drop in international adoptions lead to more in-country placements?

By Sarah Padbury
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Adoption | International adoptions plummeted to a 30-year low for U.S. citizens last year, with further declines expected. But some see the trend as an opportunity to…

Korean Adoptee faces deportation due to parents’ paperwork negligence

By Sarah Padbury
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Immigration | An immigration judge last week gave a 40-year-old, Korean-born adoptee until mid-June to prove he should not be deported. Because the man’s adoptive parents…

 
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