International Adoption

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International Adoption Category

Books on International Adoption

International adoption can be a worrisome or confusing process. You can simplify the process by shoring up your knowledge of the laws of your state, the United States and of the various coun... [more]

Adopting Overseas: One Family's Story

Suggestions on what to do when adopting overseas.... [more]

My Family

Adoption bridges the gap between infertility and parenting.... [more]

Passports Applying for Your U.S. Passport

Passports and information on how to get them.... [more]

Adopting Children from Areas of Crisis or Disaster

Staying with relatives in extended family units is generally a better solution than uprooting the child from their home country, relatives, and local community.... [more]

A Better Life

No one can know whether staying in one's native country, even while living in an orphanage, or going overseas for adoption will result in the greatest happiness for any particular individual.... [more]

A Maze of Paperwork: An American Passport for My Daughter

One couple's experience in trying to obtain an American passport for their adopted daughter.... [more]

Asian Children Growing Up Adopted

A helpful guide to helping the Asian adopted child adjust. Statistics on adolescent adopted children of Asian descent.... [more]

Compiling A Dossier

A dossier is the compilation of required documents you will need to gather for the country you are hoping to adopt from.... [more]

Domestic vs. International Adoption

My advice for anyone wishing to adopt domestically is to be very proactive without being pushy. Be sure your social worker has actually sent your homestudy; don't give up.... [more]

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Franklin is an athletic 12 year old boy that is full of energy. Franklin enjoys playing football, basketball, and video games. He also enjoys riding his bicycle. Franklin would do... [more]
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