Helpful Adoption Terms to Know
Helpful Adoption Terms to Know (1/00) Abandonment Desertion of a child by a parent or adult primary care giver with no provisions for continued childcare nor with any apparent intention to return to resume caregiving. Abuse and Neglect Physical, sexual and/or emotional maltreatment. Child... Parent Power Works in Washington
On February 15, 2002, 42 ordinary U.S. citizens with children marooned in Cambodia were hosted in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. Earlier that day, James Ziglar, Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) came out to talk with them when they demonstrated... International Adoption - El Salvador
DISCLAIMER: The information in this circular relating to the legal requirements of specific foreign countries is provided for general information only questions involving interpretation of specific foreign laws should be addressed to foreign counsel. Introduction: The U.S. Embassy advises... International Adoption - Latvia
Note: Latvia is currently revising its law on international adoption. Procedures are likely to change in 2002 DISCLAIMER: The information in this notice concerning the legal requirements of specific foreign countries is provided for general information only. Questions involving...
Do you want to pay MORE money to USCIS for your adoption?
March 29, 2007, 3:50 pm
As you have probably heard around the web lately, United States Citizen and Immigration Services is trying to raise the already way-too-high in-my-not-so-humble-opinion-fees that they charge adoptive parents. There is a comment period that is ending in the next few days (April 2),... Adoption and Special Needs Commonly Used Abbreviations
August 16, 2007, 9:10 am
What do all of these abbreviations mean? The world of adoption and special needs can be very confusing when you don’t know the code. You can also unintentionally offend someone in the adoption triad by misusing the codes. Helping your special needs child can be challenging even when you know what... How to Decipher Adoption Abbreviations Including Special Needs
June 25, 2007, 5:38 am
How many times have you read through a description of either a waiting child, or a pregnant mother who is consider placing a child for adoption, and wondered…What do all of these abbreviations mean? I remember when we were new perspective adoptive parents, PAPs, we were very confused about the...