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Can One Parent Travel Alone?

Whether or not one parent can travel alone.... [more]

INS Announces Substantial Immigration Fee Increase

Update on the possible increase in fees as announced by INS.... [more]

Passport: Why Not Sufficient for Proof of Citizenship?

The only way to get the BCIS to change the status to U.S. citizen is to apply for a Certificate of Citizenship using Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship.... [more]

Hague Convention Becomes U.S. Law

The 1993 Hague Convention is signed into US law. Describution of the law and it's journey to become US law.... [more]

Parent Power Works in Washington

Adoptive parents change Washington's views. Parents work with their elected officials to get help in international adoptions.... [more]

International Adoption - Differences to Expect

Information about the differences between international and domestic adoption.... [more]

Factsheet: Child Citizenship Act

Description of legal issues pertaining to adopting a child internationally.... [more]

Child Citizenship Act Backgrounder:

Description of laws pertaining to citizenship of foreign-born adopted children.... [more]

How Do I Apply for Admission to Lawful Permanent Resident Status under the "Registry" Provision of t

Answers to questions and concerns about immigration laws and citizenship.... [more]

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