( President Preval &
child to be adopted)
This is great news! Obama is not the only president calling for change.
President Preval - Pardon for Biological Children: On Thursday, January 15, 2009, President Preval had a meeting with the new IBESR director regarding the issue of families who have biological children who want to adopt in Haiti. President Preval told the IBESR director that the families should be able to adopt in Haiti even if these families have biological children. Good News for many children in Haiti & for those families who want to adopt them!
U.S. Embassy: The embassy keeps on turning down visas for adopted kids, but there is a silver lining because some families who were denied visas for their adopted kids filed their appeals with USCIS and the judge overturned the U.S. Consulate/PAP's decision. Those children now are getting their visas.