Par : Bernard P
Publié : 5 octobre 2015

01.10.2015 - Intercountry USA/Haiti

Alert : Guidance on Converting Haitian Intercountry Adoptions from Simple to Full (Plenary)

The Department of State (Department) and the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) wish to advise U.S. prospective adoptive parents, adoptive parents, and adoption service providers (ASPs) of new details provided by the Haitian Central Authority, L’Institut du Bien-Etre Social et de Recherches (IBESR). In response to requests for additional guidance following the Department’s September 10 adoption alert, IBESR and the Tribunal of First Instance confirmed that intercountry adoptions of Haitian children completed as simple adoptions on or after November 15, 2013 must be converted to plenary adoptions.