Tennessee in 2022 eliminated its onerous and discriminatory contact veto, which had criminalized contact in the context of adoptions.
Idaho’s Discriminatory Law: A FAQ
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.
Getting Your Own Immigration Records
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).
Testimony in Favor of Louisiana HB450
Written testimony of Adoptee Rights Law Center in favor of Louisiana HB450, submitted to the Senate Judiciary A Committee.
Vermont’s Equal Rights Law: A FAQ
A FAQ about how and when Vermont-born adoptees may apply for their own original birth certificates.
Should I Wait for Congress? Or Should I Naturalize Now?
Two key questions I often discuss with intercountry adoptee clients who do not have US citizenship.
VETO Idaho SB1320
Register your opposition to Idaho SB1320 and ask Governor Brad Little for his veto of the bill.
Opposition to Idaho SB1320
Idaho has a deeply flawed bill that undermines adoptee rights. It’s time to write to House committee members to request a NO vote.
“Dear Ms. Birth mother”
Wisconsin’s Adoption Records Search Program is like a de facto extension of government tracking and surveillance, with birthparents its primary target.
Latest on Citizenship for Intercountry Adoptees
A stripped down version of the Adoptee Citizenship Act has passed the House. But it’s not the actual ACA. It’s now an amendment to a much larger and unrelated bill.