U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services sent this bulletin at 10/16/2012 10:22 AM EDT
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of State (State) invite interested parties to participate in a stakeholder engagement concerning the U.S.-Russian Adoption Agreement, which will enter into force on Thursday, November 1, 2012. The engagement will take place on Thursday, October 18, 2012, from 1:00– 2:00 pm (Eastern). USCIS and State subject matter experts will provide information regarding:
We are pleased that the Agreement will soon enter into force and believe that its provisions will improve the process of intercountry adoptions between the United States and Russia. Adoption processing will continue uninterrupted as we make the transition, so we encourage your participation in this informational teleconference to explain how implementation of the Agreement will unfold.
Answers to your frequently asked questions about the U.S.-Russian Adoption Agreement can be found by clicking here.
To Participate in the Session
Please email the Public Engagement Division no later than Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at Public.Engagement@uscis.dhs.gov and reference “Russian Adoptions” in the subject line of your email.
To Join the Session
On the day of the engagement please use the information below to join the session by phone. We recommend calling in 10 minutes before the start of the teleconference.
Toll Free Call-In Number: 1-888-810-5902
Toll Number for Outside the U.S.: 1-210-234-0042
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services