Category: United States

Gordon Supports Bill to Aid Adopting Families

Source: July 20, 2010, WASHINGTON. – Today, Congressman Bart Gordon voted to simplify procedures for American families interested in adopting children from overseas.

Bethany Reports Adoption Increases Up 26 Percent for 2010

Source: Attributes Increases to New Socio-Political and Theological Movements GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 19 /PRNewswire/ — As a result of increased attention due to January’s earthquake crisis in Haitiand other external factors, Bethany Christian Services (, the nation’s largest adoption agency, is seeing significant growth and interest in the U.S. adoption market, with overall international and domestic… Read more »

Couple defrauded but not deterred

Source: July 19, 2010 Couple defrauded but not deterred Attempted adoption from Uganda went bad, but parents now have three kids

Lawyers For Doctor Accused of Killing Daughter Speak Out

Source: Posted: Jul 13, 2010 7:40 PM by Mark Bellinger LEBANON, Tenn. – A Wilson County pediatrician accused of killing her adopted daughter is still legally able to practice medicine in the state of Tennessee. That’s because there is no law or rule providing an automatic review of a medical license when a doctor… Read more »

Virtual land of the baby broker business

This article was published on 16.12.2004 in the Sidney Morning Herald. Tough new restrictions could soon slow America’s insatiable demand for overseas children.

Duped by Indian adoption agency, US family cautions couples

Source: 23 May, 2010, 11.54AM IST,IANS  That was 12 years ago. The Smolins now operate a website, in which they have catalogued international adoption injustices and offer advice to adopting parents, based on their own experience. The Smolins, who have five sons, adopted nine-year-old Bhagya and 11-year-old Manjula from Action for Social Development (ASD),… Read more »

‘Adopted’ woman fights for identity

Source: 18 Mar 2010, 0845 hrs IST For over two years now, Jennifer Haynes has been languishing in Mumbai away from her family in the USA. In her 24 years, Jennifer has seen far more of the cruel world than her peers. Entrusted to a children’s home at a tender age to get an… Read more »

The Secret is Out – Jennifer was Trafficked as a Child

March 18, 2010 By Karyn S. Schiller Filed under: Immigration Law The approximately 700 pages of documents that I received in response to the Freedom of Information Request filed with USCIS on Jennifer Haynes’ behalf have turned out to be a gold mine of information. The biggest nugget of them all was the Indian baptismal… Read more »

La France, premier pays adoptant, loin devant les Etats-Unis

Source:  LE MONDE | 10.02.10 | 13h35 Selon le ministère des affaires étrangères, 326 petits Haïtiens, dont le jugement d’adoption par des familles françaises avait été prononcé avant le séisme du 12 janvier, ont été amenés en métropole, par plusieurs vols successifs, entre le 22 janvier et le 9 février. Environ 140 autres “sont… Read more »