Find out how international adoption differs from domestic adoption, and how best to plan for ensuring a smooth adoption of a foreign child.
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Some adoptive parents prefer international adoption because the process is usually more predictable than in domestic adoption. However the international adoption process is lengthy and expensive, and... more
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International Adoption is a complicated process. This guide provides an outline of the numerous steps toward a successful international adoption.
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Decide on your target country . Review which countries allow their children to be adopted internationally. Decide whether you have a particular affinity for a particular country (for instance, you... more
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As in all immigrant visa cases, consular officers adjudicating adoption petitions must exercise due diligence, carefully scrutinizing the statements made to them and the documents presented to... more
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