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Details On New Vietnam Adoption Program

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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Press Release: Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs Visits Vietnam

From the Embassy of the United States, Hanoi: HANOI, November 5, 2012 – Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs visited Vietnam October 30 – 31 as part of a larger trip to the region to discuss child protection systems and inter-country adoptions with officials from several countries.   Intercountry adoption between the United

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Ambassador Visits Bac Lieu Orphanage

The following note was posted on the website of the US Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam: On November 29, Ambassador David Shear visited Bac Lieu province in southeast Vietnam. His itinerary in the province included a visit to Bac Lieu orphanage and meetings with local officials. While the Embassy has given no further public details about the

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US Embassy: “It is not possible to estimate when adoptions between the United States and Vietnam may resume.”

From The Embassy of the United States, Hanoi, Vietnam: General Information The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Adoptions between the United States and Vietnam expired on September 1, 2008. Intercountry adoption from Vietnam to the U.S. is not possible at this time, including exceptional cases.  Vietnam Adoption Reform Vietnam has made immense progress on adoption