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).
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.
Immigration Provisions in the Build Back Better Bill
The Build Back Better bill contains provisions that could help millions of undocumented people, including some intercountry adoptees, though its impact is limited.
My Name is Monica Ross
I need your support to get the Adoptee Citizenship Act enacted. Support me and the thousands of other intercountry adoptees who are in the same situation.
How Adjusting the ‘Immigration Registry’ Could Help Intercountry Adoptees
A tweak to the ‘immigration registry’ could help millions of undocumented people, including many intercountry adoptees. Here’s how it would work.
What Works, What’s Broken, and Who Bears the Cost
How current U.S. immigration law has failed intercountry adoptees.
What Happens When You Question Adoption
The politicization of the Barretts’ adoptions from Haiti—which they’ve clearly politicized themselves—highlights the rift between concept and reality in intercountry adoption.
Before You Start Spouting Off About Haiti, Amy Coney Barrett, and the ‘Beauty’ of Adoption
Suddenly, intercountry adoption is a cudgel and a political tool in the debate over the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Educate yourself first.
Naturalization Fee to Increase More than 80 Percent in October
The final rule adjusts application and other USCIS fees, with the cost of naturalization increasing from $640 to $1,170.00.
Immigration Proclamation: What You Need to Know
The American Immigration Lawyers Association has released the following information about the recent Presidential Proclamation related to suspension of certain immigration classes to the United States.