Delegates from 74 countries and 18 international organizations met in The Hague to review the practical operation of the Hague Adoption Convention in June 2015.
Under the new reporting requirements of the 2014 Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act (ICAPRA), the Office of Children's Issues (OCI) generated two reports for 2015.
According to the State Department's FY 2014 Annual Report on Intercountry Adoption, overall numbers of incoming adoptions continued to decline, with a total of 6441 visas issued for adopted children coming into the United States.  Of the total, about 56% of the ch
After several years of consideration, Congress enacted H.R.
US Signs Child Support Convention - November 2007
September 30, 2014: Earlier today, President Barack Obama signed HR 4890, which includes provisions for implementation of the 2007 Hague Convention o


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