Social Security Numbers
In response to inquiries concerning the issuance of Social Security Numbers (SSNs) to adopted children, the Social Security Administration (SSA) recently clarified its certification requirements for all applicants in question. As expressed in a letter drafted by Felix Fornino, President of the...
I. General Information The Role of the State Department : The State Department CAN: -- Provide information about international adoption in foreign countries -- Provide general information about U.S. visa requirements for international adoption -- Make inquiries of the U.S. consular... Trying to Conceive (TTC) and Adopting
Traditionally, those with fertility problems have been told to move past the stage of TTC (trying to conceive, generally via assisted reproduction) and mourn the loss of biological children they would not have before starting the adoption process. Today, however, some experts say this... Leslie Zindulka, LCSW-R
About the Author Ms. Leslie Zindulka, L.C.S.W.-R is a New York State licensed clinical social worker with over a decade of experience in the adoption field. She received her undergraduate degree in Social Welfare from SUNY Stony Brook, and her Masters of Social Work degree from Columbia...
Psych Evaluation For Russia
November 29, 2007, 6:54 pm
Two years ago, as I was completing my second adoption from Russia, there was talk that Russia would soon begin requiring some sort of psychological test to determine parental fitness. Remember that, two years ago, Russian adoptions were being roiled by three high-profile cases of Russian-born...
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