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Adoptions from Vietnam to the United States Will Not Resume Without a New Bilateral Agreement<br /><i>Action Taken to Establish Safeguards that Protect Children and Families</i>
The governments of the
USCIS and DOS will continue to process Vietnamese intercountry adoption cases where the child was matched with the prospective adoptive family before Sept. 1, 2008. Prospective adoptive parents, who may need clarification of the status of their case, may verify whether their adoption petition qualifies as a pre-Sept. 1 case by e-mailing the U.S. Embassy in
The joint statement between the
Additional information on international adoptions is available online at www.travel.state.gov, or in the Adoptions section of our website..
Last Reviewed/Updated: 10/16/2008