Monthly Archives: August 2015


Action plan- International Parental Abduction

I googled “International parental abduction” today and I found all kinds of great definitions of what it is. Here’s an example “Whoever removes a child from the United States, or attempts to do so, or retains a child (who has been in the United States) outside the United States with intent to obstruct the lawful […]

By |August 20th, 2015|Immigration Blog|0 Comments

A tale of two Shayma’as – adoptions from Gaza.

About this time last year, 3-day-old Shayma’a al-Sheikh Ali  was admitted to Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis, in the northern Gaza Strip. She was a premature baby girl whose parents  died in an air strike. A doctor at the hospital where the infant is being treated said: “The mother and father were killed. The pregnant […]

By |August 4th, 2015|The Adoption Blog|0 Comments

Help! I received a Request for Evidence on my Family Petition for an Adopted Child from a Hague Country!

The nice thing about the family petition is that the adoptive parent is not required to prove that the child they seek to adopt is an orphan.  Also, the I-130 family petition can also be a good way to avoid the often laborious I-800 process. That said, the I-130 for an adopted child from a Hague […]

By |August 4th, 2015|The Adoption Blog|0 Comments