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Advance copy of DOS interim final rule: adoptions

"This rule amends the Department of State’s regulations relating to adoptions in countries party to The Hague Convention on the Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, to include new adoption provisions from the International Adoption Simplification Act...

DOS Interim Final Rule: Adoptions

"This rule amends the Department of State’s regulations relating to adoptions in countries party to The Hague Convention on the Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, to include new adoption provisions from the International Adoption Simplification Act...

CA5 on Hague Convention, Asylum: Sanchez v. R.G.L.

Prof. Geoffrey A. Hoffman writes: "This is a new and interesting published decision in which your readers may be interested. The panel came down 2-1. Remand with instructions to consider asylum relating to Hague Convention proceedings - this is an issue of first impression. Professor Lee Teran at...

Unpub. BIA Hague Convention Visa Petition Victory: Castillo Cavazos

"The record shows that the petitioner, a lawful permanent resident (LPR) of the United States, and her spouse, a United States citizen, adopted the beneficiary in Mexico in December 2009, shortly after her birth. The petitioner filed a Form 1·130, Petition for Alien Relative, on behalf of...