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Archive for August, 2014

In Brief: We believe that Senate bill 2475, “The Children in Families First Act of 2014” is flawed in its design.  Written without the consultation of either adult adoptees or first families, this bill pressures countries to open a pipeline of children for intercountry adoption and does so with funds redirected from current aid projects […]

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From Tuoi Tre News: Hanoi police arrested two women on Sunday for allegedly selling a nine-month-old baby from Bo De Pagoda, a home for orphaned and abandoned children in Long Bien District, for US$1,650. One of the detainees is Nguyen Thi Thanh Trang, 37, the caretaker of the children supported by the pagoda, and the […]

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From The Acorn: The adoption of an infant is an adjustment for any parent, but when an older child is adopted and moves to a new country to live with strangers, the transition period is also difficult for the child. Such was the case for Trang Huynh, a Vietnamese child who, at the age of […]

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