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2024 Adoptee Rights Legislation (Domestic)
After more than a year away, we’re back at it and thrilled to release two new episodes of What Next? The Adoptee Rights Podcast.
The exemption will save adoptees thousands of dollars and will remove the biggest barrier for many intercountry adoptees who seek to secure proof of US citizenship.
French historians released a report on France’s history and involvement in intercountry adoption, finding decades-long evidence of illicit practices, fraud, and child trafficking.
Join us on for an in-depth conversation with scholar, author, and advocate Gretchen Sisson, as we talk about her work and her new book Relinquished The Politics of Adoption and the Privilege of American Motherhood.
Join us to kick off the 2024 legislative sessions and to highlight state and federal adoptee rights priorities.
Swiss researchers describe fraught and haphazard practices that over decades established a “fait accompli” approach to transnational adoption, which facilitated child trafficking, led to falsified birth records, and ultimately promoted adoptive parent desire for a child over the best interests and welfare of vulnerable children and their families.