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Georgia: A Country Update

May 1, 2008 A very limited number of Georgian children are eligible for intercountry adoption. In 2007, only 4 visas were issued to children adopted from Georgia. On May 1, 2008, a new adoption law took effect in Georgia that … Continue reading

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Georgia: A Country Update

May 14, 2007 In August 2006, the Georgia Ministry of Education informed the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia that a very limited number of Georgian children are eligible for intercountry adoption. Information about available children may be obtained … Continue reading

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Georgia: Hague Convention

January 2, 2007 The Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (Hague Convention) has the force of law in the United States and the Republic of Georgia. This has been confirmed by the Depository … Continue reading

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Georgia: Newly Signed Amendment to the Georgian Adoption Law

October 27, 2003 The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia issued a press release titled “Newly Signed Amendment to the Georgian Adoption Law Will Significantly Delay International Direct Adoption”. The new amendment calls for international direct adoptions to be regulated by … Continue reading

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Georgia: Possible Amendment to Georgian Adoption Law

September 26, 2003 Except from the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi: Possible Amendment to the Georgian Adoption Law Could Significantly Slow Down International Adoption Tbilisi – On August 26, 2003, the Parliament of Georgia made changes to the Civil Code of … Continue reading

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