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International Homestudy

Once you have arranged to work with an international adoption agency, the agency will assign you a licensed social worker to begin your homestudy. A homestudy is required for all internatio... [more]

Accepting a Referral

When you accept your referral, you’ll have a little more paperwork to do. Generally speaking, you will complete the following forms once you accept a child referral: (Keep in mind that... [more]

Employer Benefits



Race/Culture

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The Importance of Names for Adoptees

Naming your child can be a difficult decision to make for any parent. When you are considering a name for a child you are adopting who already comes with a name, either given to the child by... [more]

Immigration Words & Terms

Definitions from the Immigration and Nationality Act Abandonment by both parents means that the parents have willfully forsaken all parental rights, obligations and claims to the ch... [more]



International Adoption Glossary of Terms

Where Do I Start?
Deciding to Adopt, Glossary, Pros & Cons, Restrictions & Requirements

Ask the Adoption Doctor
Newest Questions, Archives, Specialist Bios

Country Information
Recent Trends, China, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Korea, Russia, Ukraine

Types of International Adoption
Agency, Camp-to-Adopt, Facilitator, Independent, Intercountry Adoption of a Relative, Military & Overseas, Special Needs

How To Adopt
Choose a Country, Select a Professional, International Homestudy, Dossier, I-600A

Finding Your Child
Choosing the Right Country, Referrals, Accepting a Referral, Turning Down a Referral, Photolistings

International Photo Listing
International Photo Listing

Money Considerations
Encouraging Your Employer to Offer Adoption Benefits, General Costs Overview, International Adoption Costs, Raising Money for Adoption, State & Federal Tax Benefits, Employer Benefits, Military Adoption Benefits, Subsidies

Legal Considerations
Adopting / Re-adopting in the U.S., Country Regulations, State Laws, international visas

Issues to Consider
Infertility, Adoption Language, Considering International Adoption? You May Meet Some Criticism, Race/Culture, Recent Decline of International Adoption, Birthfamily Search, The Importance of Names for Adoptees

Waiting For Your Child
Insurance, Involve Family, Lifebooks & Journals, Locate Service Providers, Prepare Siblings, Take Care of Yourself

Child Health
Attachment & Bonding, Medical Issues in Internationally Adopted Children, Disabiities Reference Library, Evaluations & Adoption Medicine, Language Development


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Moses was originally from Haiti. Moses has a great sense of humor, and like a lot of kids, he likes to act older than he really is at times. He is like a fish in water and loves... [more]
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