Green Cards Through AdoptionU.S. citizens who wish to adopt a child from a foreign country need to know how to find and adopt a child, how the legal process works in the foreign country, and how to obtain a green card and citizenship for the child. When trying to learn more about green cards through adoption, a good place to start is at the government’s adoption page on the State Department website.

The State Department (DOS) has established a special website in which they answer frequently asked questions about the role of the U.S. government; provide general guidelines; explain the foreign adoption process; detail the naturalization and US immigration requirements; and provide links to useful public and private organizations.

The USCIS has also posted extensive information regarding foreign adoptions on their website at:

The Immigration of Adopted and Prospective Adopted Children (43 pages)

Finally, it is useful to study the information regarding International Adoptions which is posted on the web site of the Joint Council on International Childrens Services (JCICS). The JCICS the oldest and largest affiliation of licensed, non-profit international adoption organizations in the world.


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Angola Argentina Armenia
Bahamas Bangladesh Barbados
Belgium Belize Bolivia
Brazil Bulgaria Burkina Faso
Burma Burundi Cambodia
Cameroon Chile China
Colombia Costa Rica Cyprus
Denmark Dominica Dominican Republic
Ecuador El Salvador Estonia
Ethiopia Fiji France
Ghana Greece Grenada
Guatemala Guinea Guyana
Haiti Honduras Hong Kong
Iceland India Indonesia
Ireland Israel Jamaica
Japan Jordan Kazakhstan
Kenya Kiribati Kyrgyzstan
Latvia Lebanon Liberia
Lithuania Madagascar Malaysia
Mali Mauritania Mexico
Micronesia Moldova Mongolia
Morocco Nauru Nepal
New Zealand Nicaragua Nigeria
Pakistan Palau Panama
Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru
Philippines Poland Romania
Russia Rwanda Samoa
Sierra Leone Solomon Islands South Korea
Spain Sri Lanka St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia St. Vincent & the Grenadines Suriname
Taiwan Thailand Togo
Trinidad & Tobago Tuvalu


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