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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 … Continue reading
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 needed protections for children, families of birth … Continue reading
All Adoption Service Providers Required to be Hague Accredited For the past 5 years Joint Council has championed the concept of universal accreditation and have implemented a policy to that end for 2013 Joint Council Partners. We are therefore pleased … Continue reading
February 8, 2012 From USCIS: Released Feb. 2, 2011 Intercountry Adoptions Under the Hague Adoption Convention WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced it cannot approve a Form I-800, Petition to Classify Convention Adoptee as an Immediate … Continue reading
November 15, 2011 From the US Department of State: Vietnam November 2011 Notice: Vietnam ratifies the Hague Adoption Convention The Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption will enter into force in Vietnam on … Continue reading
It has emerged that following discussions between the Irish and Vietnamese authorities, Vietnam is preparing to ratify the Hague Convention on inter-country Adoption. Read more here.