The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a final rule that will adjust immigration service costs and application fees, with the fee for naturalization increasing more than 80 percent, from $640 to $1,170.00. The new fee schedule is effective October 2, 2020, and will impact nearly all immigrants, including intercountry adoptees without […]
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.
Overview of COVID-19 issues that may impact adopted people beyond the immediate threat to a person’s health, community, and economic safety.
The proposed fee hikes will substantially increase the cost of naturalization applications for intercountry adoptees plus eliminate the ability to apply if you lack the financial resources to do so.
California passed a bill last week that may ultimately fail to address the need to finalize some intercountry adoptions in the United States
I’m not the first person to conjure up Kafka as a way to describe James Werthmann’s case. The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recognized the absurdity immediately.
We is almost always exclusive, and it is defined by those who speak it. Who are “we” overlooking in adoptee rights?