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Could Coronavirus Impact Your Adoption?

If you are in the middle of the adoption process, you’re probably anxious about how coronavirus could affect you. Here, we are providing some basic information about COVID-19 and how it could impact your adoption.

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National Developmental Disabilities Month: Special Needs Adoption

March is National Developmental Disabilities Month. But what does this mean for adoption?

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What to Know About the 2019 Adoption Tax Credit

Before you file your taxes this year, learn more about the federal Adoption Tax Credit — and how you can use it to offset some of the adoption-related expenses you had in building your family.

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What is Orphan Hosting?

World Orphan Week is held every year in the second week of February. In honor of this week, we’d like to take a moment to raise awareness for the needs of orphans around the world.

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News: Coronavirus Impacts International Adoption

As the world learns more each day about the novel coronavirus spreading from Wuhan, China, the impacts of the virus on all aspects of life are beginning to crystalize. Airlines are shutting down flights, factories are shifting work to alternate locations and some trade has screeched to a halt. Adoption has not escaped the effects of this global health concern.

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The Story Behind the ReMoved Anthology Project

A new anthology collection shares the stories of hundreds of former and current foster youth. We talked with co-creator Christina Matanick to learn the story behind the project.

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Tennessee Passes Bill Allowing LGBT-Discrimination in Adoption

A new bill out of Tennessee will allow child-placing agencies to refuse placements with LGBT parents on a basis of “religious freedom.” The governor has said he plans to sign the bill upon its arrival at his office.

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Republic of Congo Joins Hague Convention Countries

This year, the Republic of Congo will become the 102nd country to enter the Hague Adoption Convention. The U.S. State Department is currently determining whether adoptions from this country will become available to American citizens.

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Adoption in the 2010s: The Biggest Changes We’ve Seen This Decade

The 2010s was a big decade for adoption, with many major changes to the industry. Here, we look back on some of these big moments over the last 10 years and look forward to what the next 10 years will bring us.

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7 Adoption Stories from 2019 That Will Give You All the Feels

As 2019 comes to an end, we look back on some of the most heartwarming adoption moments from this year. From reunions to adoption finalizations, check out some of the stories you may have missed here.

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