Month: March 2019

AAAA Reacts to State Department’s Intercountry Adoptions Report

By AAAA-Admin / March 20, 2019 / Comments Off on AAAA Reacts to State Department’s Intercountry Adoptions Report

The Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA) issued its response today to the U.S. Department of State’s FY2018 Annual Report on Intercountry Adoptions which highlighted an 82% decline in the number of intercountry adoptions since 2004. “AAAA is deeply concerned about the decline in international adoption, and the State Department’s report is a […]

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Immigration Adoption Conundrum

By AAAA-Admin / March 14, 2019 / Comments Off on Immigration Adoption Conundrum

There is a 1-year old child, a little boy, that needs a home.  His parents have a serious drug problem with meth and heroin that they are not able to conquer.  The State of New Mexico has taken custody of the child.  For confidentiality reasons the names of some of the unimportant facts have been […]

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Featured Youth From Adoption Exchange

By AAAA-Admin / March 12, 2019 / Comments Off on Featured Youth From Adoption Exchange

This week we have two children waiting for adoptive homes.  These children include Sebastian, age 12, from Missouri, and Damoryona (“Demi”), age 11, from Oklahoma. You can find more information about Demi and Sebastian by clicking on their names under their pictures.

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ICWA is not meeting the needs of Indian Children

By AAAA-Admin / March 8, 2019 / Comments Off on ICWA is not meeting the needs of Indian Children

In October, 2018, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, in Brackeen v. Zinke, held that the Indian Child Welfare Act (“ICWA”) and the Bureau of Indian Affairs regulations implementing it violate the U.S. Constitution, largely on equal protection and 10th Amendment grounds. The United States Court of Appeals for the […]

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