Content: American Agencies

Adoption Disruption/Displacement Experiences of Intercountry Adoptees USA

Are you an intercountry/international adoptee 18+ years or older? Did you spend time (30 days or more) in foster care, group home, residential treatment, wilderness treatment camp, treatment ranch, or long-term hospitalization program before you turned 18 years old? Or did your adoptive parents kick you out of the house, leading you to couch-surf, stay […]

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Asian American Adoptees Without Citizenship

YOMYOMF – BY adamchau 04/03/2017 Joy Alessi is 50 year-old Korean American adoptee, born in South Korea, and adopted at 7 months old to U.S. citizens. She assumed like many, that she was an American citizen, but like others, found out she didn’t have citizenship. “From my earliest memories, I knew that as a foreign […]

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Beyond Cultural Camp – Promoting Healthy Identity Formation in Adoption

Funded by WK Kellogg Foundation and Evan B Donaldson Adoption Institute, 2009-2011 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This report was researched and written by Hollee McGinnis, Policy & Operations Director of the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute; Susan Livingston Smith, Program & Project Director of the Institute, Dr. Scott D. Ryan, a Senior Research Fellow of the Institute and […]

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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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