On January 15, 2020, at 12:01am I will update the adoptee rights map to show the unrestricted status of New York. Wanna be there when I do?
How, when, and where adult adopted people may currently order copies of their own original birth certificates in the unrestricted OBC states.
I support the unrestricted release of identifying information. I do not support mixing that all up and calling it an OBC under a different name.
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.
A fee of $1,170.00 is the only thing that stands between my client obtaining proof of her US citizenship. That’s where you can help.
The Prince Edward Island bill is bait and switch legislation built on top of a toxic electrified fence intended to constrain adoptees. Don’t touch it.
Updated answers and questions about New York’s newly enacted adoptee rights law, which Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed on November 14, 2019.
California passed a bill last week that may ultimately fail to address the need to finalize some intercountry adoptions in the United States
As of August 1, 2019, the DNA Kit Donation program and its current funds have been transferred to Adoptees United, a national charitable nonprofit organization.
An updated list of questions and answers about the Weprin/Montgomery Bill, which was finally passed in the New York Assembly on June 20, 2019