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USCIS amends guidance on suitability of prospective parents for intercountry adoption

  1. Original Date Announced

    November 9, 2018

    USCIS memo amends the Adjudicator's Field Manual to provide guidance on issues related to prospective adoptive parent suitability that may arise when adjudicating intercountry adoption cases, such as home studies and background checks. [ID #742]

    USCIS Policy Memo (PM-602-0165): Guidance on Determining Suitability of Prospective Adoptive Parents for Intercountry Adoption
  2. Effective Date

    November 9, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: USCIS DOS


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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