Please note that re-adoption and naturalization are two separate processes.

If the child is fully adopted overseas, there is no federal requirement for re-adoption in the United States.


When entering the United States for the first time with an adopted child, the parent(s) should be prepared to leave certified

- Family Smith


“Adoption ultimately involves a leap of faith. After we have thought and considered and compared and planned, there still comes that point where we just have to trust our emotions.”

     The Barker Foundation Read More

A Story of International Adoption

Our Long Journey to Yuna - The 24 hour countdown has begun! We will be flying from Beijing across the country to finally get our Yuna! click here.

Intercountry Adoption Guidelines

On December 21, 2006, the China Center for Adoption Affairs (CCAA) officially notified the U.S. Embassy in Beijing of new rules for intercountry adoption from China. click here.