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Rumors of an interim MOU and new Vietnam adoption laws

In March, a delegation of officials from Vietnam attended a conference sponsored by the Joint Council on International Children’s Services (JCICS). The delegation also met with officials from the US Department of State. After the conference, JCICS President Tom DiFilipo said in an discussion on Creating a Family that the delegation declared that Vietnam intends

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MN Senator Klobuchar urges VN Prime Minister to reopen adoptions

Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn, recently visited Vietnam with Senators John McCain, R-Arizona, and Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina. During the visit, Senator Klobuchar addressed the issue of a new adoption agreement between the United States and Vietnam with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.  An article in Minnesota’s Star Tribune says that Klobuchar called the meeting “a

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Vietnam Adoption Draft Law Discussed

According to the online news-source, Look at Vietnam; Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Government members discussed five draft laws and an international convention on the last day of the Government’s monthly meeting yesterday. The draft laws included the revised Cultural Heritage Law, Law on Health Check-ups and Treatment, laws on investment for capital construction