September 24, 2013 @ 11:35 AM

 

By Adoption101.com staff

 

Whether tracking the story as a sad family drama or an intricate legal issue being played out before the nation, the adoption journey of Baby Veronica has been both tragic and intriguing. The newest chapter in the story was addressed by TulsaWorld.com today by writer Michael Overall.

 

Veronica spent the first 27 months of her life in the home of her adoptive parents, Matt and Melanie Capobianco with whom she was placed for adoption at birth by her birth mother. Because the birth father, Dustin Brown, had Cherokee heritage, however, the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) was triggered, and pursuant to a South Carolina court order, Veronica was placed with her biological father under terms of the............

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September 18, 2013 @ 12:50 PM

 

By Adoption101.com staff

 

An interesting story was recently provided by CNN, detailing the growing trend of American children being adopted overseas via international adoption. Usually our concept of foreign adoption is by Americans adopting a child from overseas. Interestingly, however, while international adoptions by Americans has declined by more than 50% in recent years, adoptions of American children by foreign citizens have started to rise. Just ten years ago, the numbers were so small, such adoption virtually did not even exist.

 

Compiling statistics is somewhat tricky, as the U.S. government only tracks adoptions done by Hague Convention providers. (This is an international treaty which only permits ......

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