Democratic Congo Adoption Update

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Registered: 12-28-2003
Democratic Congo Adoption Update
Fri, 03-15-2013 - 10:42pm

Hi All

The US State Department has issued the following update on international adoptions from the Democratic Republic of Congo, regarding an issue where adoptive parents have filed paperwork to adopt a child, but a biological parent or relatives comes to claim the child from the orphanage after the child has been released for adoption


Single mom to an internationally adopted son, age 9 3/4; adopted at age 2.5 months from country of Georgia; diagnosed with ADHD, ODD and developmental delay issues