Building Families Through Adoption for Over 30 Years

Month: March 2015

AAAA Reacts to New BIA Guidelines

In a strongly worded response, the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys has reacted to the issuance of new guidelines by the Bureau of Indian Affairs without seeking comments from appropriate interested professionals. In a statement written by AAAA President Laurie...

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The Indian Child Welfare Act

Many people are not aware that their adoption could be affected by the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).  After all, there are no federally recognized indian tribes in Virginia.  However, there are many such tribes in other states, and persons affected by the...

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