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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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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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AAAA Opposes Permanent Placement of Migrant Children For Adoption Without Consent of Parent or Parents

By AAAA-Admin / October 24, 2018 / Comments Off on AAAA Opposes Permanent Placement of Migrant Children For Adoption Without Consent of Parent or Parents

The Board of Trustees of the Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys has remained concerned about migrant children since our announcement this summer that the Board voted to adopt a new Resolution opposing the separation of children from their parents by immigration officials. The Trustees of AAAA believe that no migrant child should be […]

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AAAA Adopts Resolution Regarding Migrant Children

By AAAA-Admin / June 12, 2018 / Comments Off on AAAA Adopts Resolution Regarding Migrant Children

The AAAA Board of Trustees voted at a recent meeting to adopt a new Resolution opposing the separation of children from their parents by immigration officials. This Resolution extends to opposing permanent placement of these children without their parent or parents’ consent or unless placement is with relatives. To read the complete text of the […]

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