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Uniting Obama and Trump to save children – Intercountry adoption is about compassion, not politics

The Washington Times, By Elizabeth Bartholet and Chuck Johnson – Wednesday, January 4, 2017 ANALYSIS/OPINION: The outgoing and incoming administrations are battling over pending regulations and appointments. The Obama administration wants to solidify its policies, and the transitional Trump team wants a free hand implementing new policies. Understandably, there is little room for agreement on […]

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Disposable Children: Re-adoption in America

YEAR: 2016 / DURATION: 52 MINS / PRODUCTION: BABEL DOCS / DIRECTOR: Sophie Przychodny/ COUNTRY OF ORIGIN/ FRANCE/ VERSIONS AVAILABLE: ENG, FR No longer want the child you adopted? Don’t worry, in America, you can place a classified advert on a website and get rid of them. It’s called ‘rehoming’ and a deed signed by […]

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The Trouble With the Christian Adoption Movement

New Republic Evangelical Americans believed adoption could save children in the developing world from poverty—and save their souls. BY KATHRYN JOYCE January 11, 2016 In 2009 a Tennessee couple made a life-changing decision. As devout Christians, they decided to open their home to an orphaned girl from Ethiopia, whom they were told had been abandoned. They knew […]

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How Does The Adoption Process Work?

Bustle JR THORPE 5 days ago LIFESTYLE For the past decade or so, adoption has gained a lot of media attention as a supposed “hot new trend” among American celebrities like Madonna, Sandra Bullock, Charlize Theron, and Connie Britton, who have all added to their family groups via adoption. (And that’s not even mentioning Angelina […]

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Adam Crapser: Detained for deportation

Adoption Land BY COMPILER · FEBRUARY 18, 2016 Adam Crapser, a Korean American adoptee who was placed in deportation proceedings at the beginning of 2015, was placed in the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma Washington by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on February 8, 2016. Adam was adopted from a Korean orphanage by U.S. citizen parents […]

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