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Paperwork problems in adoption of two Vietnamese orphans bring heartache A nursery awaits its second occupant By Rachel McGrath Correspondent, Ventura County Star Wednesday, November 28, 2007 While 6-month-old Lillian Rose sleeps snuggled up to adoptive mother, Julie, 7-month-old Madelyn Grace is still a world away in Vietnam. Although the Carrolls are the legal parents

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Our continuing conversation with the embassay

Recently we asked the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi¬†for more information about the schedule of fees that was to be published according to the Agreement originally signed by Vietnam and the United States. Here is the Consul’s reply: According to the Memorandum of Understanding, the Government of Vietnam agreed to publish a comprehensive schedule of fees.

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NEW FAMILIES IN VISA LIMBO US BARRING VIET ADOPTED BABIES By SELIM ALGAR The New York Post Despite having Oliver’s adoption fully recognized by Vietnamese authorities in October, the Frenches were informed by US officials that the boy would be denied a visa and could not return with them to America. The couple is not

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Hanoi To Home On Thanksgiving: McClains Return Home After Month Overseas With New Child The U.S. Embassy never issued a Notice of Intent of Denial for Kate’s visa, which alerts a family their adoption is being investigated. The McClains were told by officials they weren’t being investigated by the consulate. About 15 families are dealing