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Alert Archive

USCIS and DOS Briefing on International Adoption January 15, 2010

On Friday, January 15th, representatives from USCIS and the Department of State held a briefing for thirty-two Congressional Offices on the status of international adoptions in Haiti, Guatemala, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Liberia. An emphasis of this meeting was the recent earthquake in Haiti and its impact on orphans and adoptions. For a copy of this alert, click here.

 

USCIS and DOS Briefing on International Adoption April 27, 2009

On Monday, April 27, representatives from USCIS and the Department of State held a briefing for thirty-seven Congressional Offices regarding international adoptions in Guatemala, Vietnam, Kyrgyztsan, Haiti, Nepal, Liberia, and India.  For a copy of this alert, click here.

 

JCICS hosted a delegation from Vietnam April 2, 2009

Joint Council hosted a delegation of 8 Vietnamese officials and legal experts from March 24th through April 2nd 2009.   Led by Vietnam’s Vice Minister of Justice, the delegation was made up of individuals with direct influence over international adoption.  For a copy of this alert, click here.

 

Briefing with U.S. Ambassador to Nepal February 5, 2009

On Thursday, February 5th, 2009, Ambassador Nancy Powell briefed representatives from 12 Congressional offices on the status of international adoptions in Nepal.  For a copy of this alert,  click here.

 

USCIS and DOS Briefing on International Adoption February 2, 2009

On Monday, February 2nd, representatives from USCIS and the Department of State held a briefing for twenty Congressional Offices regarding international adoptions in Vietnam, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Liberia, Costa Rica and Russia.  For a copy of this alert, click here.

 

Call with Kay Anske, Consular General, US Embassy, Guatemala December 19, 2008
On December 19th, CCAI sent out an alert informing staff of a call with the Consular General, US Embassy, Guatemala regarding internal adoptions in Guatemala.  For a copy of this alert, click here.

 

National Adoption Month November 2008
On November 3rd, CCAI sent out an alert informing staff of the National Adoption Day resources available to them or their Member.  For a copy of this alert, click here.  For related document, click here: State by State and Resources.

 

DOS & USCIS Briefing on Vietnam Adoptions October 24, 2008
On October 24th, CCAI sent out an alert updating staff on the status of international adoptions in Vietnam.  For a copy of this alert click here.

International Adoption I-600A I-800A Transition Issue CCAI sent an alert containing educational background on the I-600A/I-800A transition issue.  For a copy of this alert, click here.