Home page for international adoptions maintained by the U.S. Department of State. It has the most up-to-date information on the international adoption laws as well as current country specific information.
Information relating to the newest adoption legislations, the Universal Accreditation Act of 2012. This law has brought all incoming adoptions up to the guidelines outlined by the Hague Convention for the Placement of Children.
This link gives you direct access to the current adoption conditions in each country.
List of all Hague accredited agencies in the United States. If you are not living in the State of Utah please select an adoption service provider close to your residence to complete your home study.
Information on the Adoption Tax Credit.
United State Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Link to download any form you will be required to complete with USCIS to get immigration approval for you adoption.
The adoption services USCIS performs.
An explanation of the USCIS role in Hague convention adoption cases.
An explanation of the USCIS role in non-Hague convention adoption cases.
An explanation of the different visa types and how they affect the immigration status of your adopted child.
An explanation of what happens with immigration after you have arrived in the U.S. with your adopted child.
An explanation of what to do if you there are any errors on your Certificate of Citizenship. There are also instructions on what to do if your child’s Certificate of Citizenship as not arrived.
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