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Vietnam Adoptions: News & Updates

Although all is mostly quiet in the world of Vietnam Adoptions, the July 1 deadline for dossier submission and the September 1 deadline for matches are quickly approaching. Many have asked how, in a program that is oversaturated with waiting parents, is it beneficial to keep dossier submissions open through July 1? Some agencies are

Advocacy|Ethics

The Legacy of 4

Many of us have read this newest “fact sheet”.  Many of us who read it said to ourselves, “and what about this is new news?”  But there was one phrase that caught me off guard.   We are aware of four children who have been returned to their birth parents once these circumstances were discovered. As I

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State Dept. Posts New Vietnam “Fact Sheet”

The State Department has posted a new “Fact Sheet” for Vietnam, dated June 2008. While much of the information is a re-wording of previous announcements, there is some new information here, including the following: Over the course of 28 months (January 2006 to April 2008), 1403 orphans adopted from Vietnam were issued visas to the