From US-China Today:
Over 120,000 children are adopted in the United States every year. In 2006, 6,520 of them came from China, joining more than 56,000 previous adoptees from China.
Though the number of foreign children adopted into American families has risen substantially since the 1950s, international adoption has grown exponentially in recent years, with Chinese children by far the largest group. In 2005, Chinese children accounted for 7,939 of the 22,710 international adoptees, according to the Department of Homeland Security….[Full Text]