Posts Tagged ‘Utah adoption’

Morocco’s Adoption Laws Change

Morocco has recently changed their nationwide adoption laws, leaving foreign couples without hope and promise, simply devastated by the turn of events. As a predominantly Muslim country, many North African nations require religion be a determining factor when adopting children. However, last September, Morocco amended their laws, ultimately banning foreigners from adopting children. Morocco claims…

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20-Percent of Teen Births are Repeats

Statistics show that in the U.S., teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19 who give birth, nearly 20-percent are not first time parents. The state with the highest rate of repeat teen births is Texas at 22-percent, though reports do show that more teen moms are beginning to use birth control. For example, New…

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The Reason ‘Find My Parents’ Facebook Posts are Working

Just last year the ever popular and growing social networking platform, known as “Facebook” reached one billion users. With activity in countries across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, this social platform has literally redefined the social culture and how people stay in touch. Long ago if people wanted to track…

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What is the Hague Convention?

When parents are seeking to adopt a child internationally, it is important for them to understand the Hague Adoption Convention. This law helps protect children and requires inter-country adoption co-operation. This is essentially an international agreement that helps safeguard the intercountry adoption process. Established on May 29, 1993, in The Hague, the Netherlands, this convention…

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Adoption Alerts and Notices

The United States Department of State issues frequent adoption alerts for Americans adopting internationally and overseas. These alerts include notices that some adoptions are suspended from certain countries, provides information about countries not in compliance with the Hague Adoption Convention and much more. It is advised that any American seeking to complete an international adoption…

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