International Adoption

Congressional Coalition on Adoption Advocates for International Adoptions

By AAAA-Admin / November 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Congressional Coalition on Adoption Advocates for International Adoptions

Coalition on Adoption Caucus Co-Chair, Senator Klobuchar recently brought up international adoption in a Judiciary Committee hearing with DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. Below is a brief transcript of the exchange. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security November 16, 2021 KLOBUCHAR:  Thank you. Last question here; along with Senator Blunt, I […]

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Blunt, Klobuchar Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Marking National Adoption Month

By AAAA-Admin / November 19, 2021 / Comments Off on Blunt, Klobuchar Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Marking National Adoption Month

AAAA is pleased to reshare this Press Release from the United States Senate regarding National Adoption Month. For Immediate Release November 17, 2021 Katie_Boyd@blunt.senate.gov (Blunt) Jane_Meyer@klobuchar.senate.gov (Klobuchar) Blunt, Klobuchar Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Marking National Adoption Month WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, […]

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Policymakers Asked To Exclude Expecting Parents From COVID-19 Travel Ban

By AAAA-Admin / April 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Policymakers Asked To Exclude Expecting Parents From COVID-19 Travel Ban

Men Having Babies, in collaboration with a number of organizations including AAAA, Resolve, and ASRM has issued a letter to policymakers asking for help to adjust current regulations to allow prospective parents from all over the world to travel to the U.S. to be with their newborn child. Click here to read the full body […]

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Humanitarian Parole for U.S. Citizens with Completed Adoptions

By AAAA-Admin / March 27, 2020 / Comments Off on Humanitarian Parole for U.S. Citizens with Completed Adoptions

Today, the Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA) and National Council For Adoption (NCFA) issued a joint press release calling upon the Department of State to grant humanitarian parole to the children of adoptive families who are unable to receive an adoption visa in a timely manner so that the families may safely […]

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COVID-19 and The US State Department Closure of Passport Agencies

By AAAA-Admin / March 26, 2020 / Comments Off on COVID-19 and The US State Department Closure of Passport Agencies

The shut down of regional passport issuing offices, and the directives to only issue passports in life or death situations, is creating very concerning delays for parents coming to the US and hoping to return home with their newborns as soon as possible. AAAA sent the attached letter to Secretary of State Pompeo and to […]

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A Child’s Right to Family

By AAAA-Admin / June 27, 2019 / Comments Off on A Child’s Right to Family

Hundreds of millions of children across the world are destined to grow up on the streets and in institutions.  One of the best solutions to this crisis is international adoption.  However, adoptions to the United States have dropped by 75 percent over the last 14 years and international adoptions worldwide have dropped by over half.  […]

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