Searching for Answers

Some of you may have noticed that VVAI has been a little “quiet” lately. A few people commented in the last news post that they wondered why we hadn’t written any opinion pieces in a while. Certainly there are things happening in Vietnam adoptions… There’s the new group, Bring Our Children Home, comprised primarily of


Visa Issues in the News – NOID appeal successful

Millville woman’s agonizing wait for adoption ends with happy homecoming By EDWARD VAN EMBDEN Press of Atlantic City “Vietnam is a cautionary tale,” she said. “The parents, effectively, were told they should give up. In the end it might have been a test of wills.” The legal battle has cost Sawyer, a single 25-year-old, nearly

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Foreign Relations Committee Hearing On US-VN Relations

Yesterday, Wednesday March 12th, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing titled, “THE UNITED STATES AND VIETNAM:EXAMINING THE BILATERAL RELATIONSHIP” which was presided by Senator Barbara Boxer. The hearing did not primarily focus on inter-country adoption issues, but the topic was raised. The Department of State’s representative at the hearing, Christopher Hill, Assistant Secretary,