Suitability-Related Changes

Throughout the intercountry adoption process, USCIS must remain satisfied that you are suitable to adopt a child. You may need to request action on a pending or approved suitability application or a pending or approved concurrent (or combination) filing.

After you file for a suitability determination, changes in your case may require you to take additional actions. See the following links for more information:

Additional Information

For more information on the next steps of the Hague and orphan adoption processes, visit the Hague Process and Orphan Process webpages

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