US Adoption – Eligibility to Adopt

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The US adoption process starts with an application to the USCIS. Your application for adoption will have a completed a USCIS form as well as the home study, an application fee and all other supporting documents as needed. The form you will be using depends on the foreign country from …

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Adoption from Colombia

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Adopting from Colombia has also become ore strict over the years. For children under the age of 6 at least one of the applicants will need to be of Colombian descent. Much like Chinese adoption the rules are become more strict and the wait times are increasing for the adoption …

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Adoption from China

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The adoption wait times for China is very long. You may want to consider this when thinking of adopting from China. Below you will find the basics that the Chinese government requires. Note however that Taiwan has a different system to China which much shorter wait times. The current wait …

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Adoption from Chile

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If you are adopting from Chile then you can find the first steps to an inter-country adoption listed here under US adoptions. Much like other countries such as adoption in Bulgaria in Chile the country first has to try local adoptions before the child or children become available for a …

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Adoption from Bulgaria

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If you are adopting from Bulgaria then you will need to meet the criteria for adoption from the USCIS as well as from the Bulgarian authorities. Under the laws of Bulgaria the government first has to try to place the child locally before the child is made available for an …

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US Adoption – Who can adopt

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If you are going to adopt as an American citizen then there are rules for the adoption process. The first question is who can adopt a child and what is the process. We will start with who can adopt a child and bring the child back to the United States. …

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US Embassy in Singapore

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The US Embassy in Singapore contact details and a map has been added below. You can contact them for consular assistance should you find yourself in trouble while you are in the country. You will need to find an attorney in Singapore if you wish to apply for a US …

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US Embassy in Thailand

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If you are in Thailand then can ask for consular assistance at the US Embassy in Bangkok. If you are looking for a US visa then you will need to speak to an attorney in Thailand about that. If you are looking for a letter from the Embassy to register …

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US Embassy in Vietnam

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If you are in Vietnam then the US Embassy in Vietnam is located in the city of Hanoi. Note the contact details for the Embassy listed below as well as the contact details for the US Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City. You can ask about assistance as an American if …

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US Embassy in Japan

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The US Embassy in Japan is located in Tokyo. You can speak to them about a K1 visa or K3 visa if you are married to an American. Note the requirements for the K1 visa. You can also contact any of the US Consulates in Japan for more information. Note …

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US Embassy in Indonesia

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Note that the US Embassy in Indonesia is located in Jakarta. There are also a number of US Consulates in Indonesia. There is a US Consulate in Medan as well as the US Consulate in Surabaya. Their details have also been listed below as they do not have a street …

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US Consulate in Hong Kong & Macau

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Note that there is no US Embassy in Hong Kong or Macau and that this falls under the US Embassy in Beijing in China. There is however a US Consulate in Hong Kong and Macau for residents of this area. The contact details for the US Consulate has been listed …

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