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  • Post Placement Reports for Kazakhstan

    The U.S. Dept. of State (DOS) has begun sending letters to families who appear on a list of those missing post adoption reports.  The list of 450 names was provided to DOS by the Government of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is focused on getting any kind o...

  • U.S. Department of Justice Announces Indictment

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that four current and former employees of International Adoption Guides Inc. (IAG), an adoption services provider, have been indicted by a grand jury in South Carolina for allegedly conspiring to defra...

  • Haiti Complies with the Hague Convention

    Based on today’s conference call with the Department of State (DOS) it appears that DOS will approve Hague adoptions from Haiti.  We applaud Haiti’s efforts to implement the Convention in a way that brings added protection to children and families...

  • A Lost Boy Finds His Calling (video)

    Some phrases are shop worn cliches.  And sometimes they represent the truth.  We hope you will agree; Izidor Ruckel's story is a 'must see'. Click here to watch. [caption id="attachment_7361" align="alignleft" width="296"] Photo by the Washingt...

  • Promoting The Hague Convention Isn't Enough - Advocates Send Letter To Sec. Kerry

    Hague Convention Compliance Determinations The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has rightly encouraged all countries to become partners in the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption.  The Convention, when properly implemented, can provide much nee...

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