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Saturday, June 25, 2011

Intercountry Adoptions

From the Washington Times:

NEW YORK, June 10, 2011 — The past month has been ripe with changes for Americans interested in international adoption.  Three countries—Ukraine, Mexico and the Democratic Republic of Congo—have issued new regulations that are expected to dramatically restrict and reduce intercountry adoption.

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I am not sure what to make of the new regulations. From the perspective of the children, more regulation will be a positive because ideally, more regulation will equal more oversight which will ensure that the children are adopted by reputable adults.

From the perspetive of the adopting parents, more regulation will be a negative because there is already too much regulation in the adoption industry. Add more regulation to an already complicated and lengthy process is just going to make it even harder for the adopting adults to achieve their dream.

Posted by: Oklahoma City Divorce | Jun 25, 2011 12:05:34 PM

Society must have tighter regulations over international adoption in order to protect the children.

Posted by: Divorce Attorneys Tulsa | Aug 26, 2011 7:26:03 PM

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