Department of State Continues to Wash Hands of Humanitarian Disaster

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In this report, the State Department washed its hands of any responsibility for the decrease, citing external factors and mismanagement by U.S. adoption service providers.

But many international adoption advocates in the United States argue the report masks the real story – one in which the number of orphans languishing in institutional care and parents willing to adopt them has increased while onerous regulations and costs have strangled compliant, ethical U.S. adoption service providers.

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Afghan Baby ‘Happiness,’ Found Beside Road, Gets a Family

Every child’s right is to their biological family when possible, a native country family if not and then, only then shall inter-country adoption be an option for children in need of a permanent family.  As an inter-country child placing agency, we firmly believe and support this path for waiting children. Check out this great story on how one abandoned baby girl found her way into a waiting family’s lives.

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SPAFA’s Adoption Expo 2012

SPAFA’s Adoption Expo 2012

FY 2011 Annual Report on Intercountry Adoption November 2011

Intercountry Adoption PDFPursuant to Section 104 of the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000 (IAA) (Public Law 106-279), the U.S. Department of State submits the FY 2011 Annual Report on Intercountry Adoption.

Click here to download the full report (PDF)

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