international adoption

Abduction, Adoption, and Two Families’ Search for Answers

On ChinaFile, Charlie Custer of China Geeks tells the stories of two parents, one of a child abducted in China, the other of a child adopted from China, who may have been trafficked and sold to her orphanage. Through these two...

Chinese Babies ‘Confiscated for Overseas Adoption’

An investigation in Hunan has revealed that family planning officials and local village officials confiscated babies from families who could not afford to pay the fine for having more than one child, and sold the children to...

Why Americans Are Adopting Fewer Kids from China

A look at the changing figures in the adoption of Chinese children, from Kayla Webley for TIME Asia: The stricter guidelines, intended to limit the overwhelming number of applicants to China’s well-regarded adoption...

Many miles, Many Smiles – Stephanie Queen

From Bellevuel Leader (link) When Tony and Jodi Miceli show off their new baby to friends and family, people can’t help but comment, “She looks just like her mommy!” Remarkably, she does. Even though Cecilia Bao Miceli was born in China and has only been with the Micelis for a little less than a month, […]

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