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In their report published earlier this year, the Department of State Office of Children’s Issues published the following statistics about adoptions in Vietnam between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016: Thirteen adoptions were finalized in the first year of the new program. The “Average Days to Completion” of those adoptions was 304 days. The […]

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As we reported on Friday, the U.S. State Department announced that adoptions with Vietnam are re-opening, on a limited basis. Vietnam’s Central Adoption Authority, the Ministry of Justice, announced that it has authorized two U.S. adoption service providers to facilitate intercountry adoptions in Vietnam:              Dillon International, Inc. Holt International Children’s Services, Inc. Effective on […]

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  According to an AP news report from late last week, Office of Children’s Issues Special Ambassador Susan Jacobs expects “some adoptions from Vietnam – mostly involving children with special needs…to resume soon.  She said a Vietnamese delegation was due in the U.S. next month to interview U.S. adoption agencies with the aim of selecting […]

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The following post comes to us from a new Guest Blogger, Tina, who adopted from Vietnam before the last shutdown. Thank you Tina, for stepping forward to share your experience and insight! When Adoptions in Vietnam Begin Again…. Part 1 All of us share the sincere hope that the new system in Vietnam adoptions will […]

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