USCIS Policy Memo: Ethiopia Pre-Adoption Immigration Review

USCIS Policy Memo: Ethiopia Pre-Adoption Immigration Review

"This policy memorandum (PM) implements the Pre-Adoption Immigration Review (PAIR) of Forms I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative (“Form I-600”), filed on behalf of children from, and physically located in Ethiopia. Effective September 1, 2013, the Government of Ethiopia will require that the prospective adoptive parents include evidence that the U.S. government completed a PAIR review of the prospective adoptive child’s immigration eligibility." - USCIS, May 31, 2013.