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Not sure if you want to adopt from a Muslim country? Read this!

A couple of years ago, I was contacted by a Pakistani American who was trying to get an immigrant visa for an orphaned baby. The baby had been found outside in the freezing cold in January of 2012 in the Hindu Kush Mountains. Only God knows how she survived. After the baby came home to […]

By |May 5th, 2014|The Adoption Blog|2 Comments

When adoption is not the best option- Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

What is it?  Special Immigrant Juvenile Status allows a child who is present in the United States without legal status to sponsor himself  for a green card.

How can do it?  Any child who is under the age of 18 and who is not living with his parents could be eligible.

What’s nice about it?   Lot’s […]

By |April 25th, 2014|Immigration Blog, The Adoption Blog|0 Comments

Help! I got a Notice of Intent to Deny my orphan visa. Now what????

It’s every adoptive parent’s nightmare.  They have obtained legal custody of a much longed for baby; filed the immigration work and are eagerly awaiting their little one’s arrival only to receive a Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID) on their I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative.

Here are some things you should consider […]

By |April 25th, 2014|The Adoption Blog|0 Comments