Intercountry Adoptions by Americans Lowest Since 1981
The number of foreign-born children adopted by American parents has dropped to its lowest point since 1981. Here is an overview of several factors that have contributed to this decline, as well as several ways we can work toward improvements to ensure that every child in the world has the care of a loving and permanent family.Continue Reading
Black History Month
In honor of Black History Month, NCFA brings you a glimpse into the lives of several African-Americans who were adopted, lived in foster care, or were cared for by guardians. Check out some of the fascinating accomplishments of these scientists, doctors, politicians, and writers who grew up to make a positive impact on American history!Continue Reading
Third Culture Kids: What is Your Child Experiencing?
Third culture kid (TCK) refers to children raised in a culture outside of their biological culture for a significant part of their developmental years. Learn more about the cultural research in this field here.Continue Reading
Addressing Convention Country Questions
In the decision to pursue Intercountry Adoption, one of the first decisions made is what part of the world a prospective adoptive parent will adopt from. The second influences the entire adoption process: which countries are Hague accredited countries and which are not? What is the difference between a Hague Country and a Non-Hague Country? Find out here!Continue Reading