What South Dakota’s new law does, plus how adopted people can now apply for copies of their own original birth records.
A newly-introduced and unexpected bill in California is a hot mess. It preserves court involvement plus creates new rights of redaction for birthparents. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do to help.
What’s to do after Congress failed yet again to fix US citizenship for intercountry adoptees? Our own work.
Indiana’s new law creates dystopian adoption-in-a-box scenarios. It’s also a recipe for corruption.
Poof! Goodbye donut hole. How a new equal rights law for Massachusetts-born adult adopted people will now work.
How a new equal rights law for Louisiana-born adult adopted people works.
Tennessee in 2022 eliminated its onerous and discriminatory contact veto, which had criminalized contact in the context of adoptions.
A FAQ about Idaho’s new law, which puts restrictions upon restrictions for adult adopted people who request a copy of their own original birth certificates.
A resource for intercountry adoptees to obtain their own immigration records through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Written testimony of Adoptee Rights Law Center in favor of Louisiana HB450, submitted to the Senate Judiciary A Committee.