Foreign-Born Adopted Child by U.S. Military Family Missed Deadline for Adoption Finalization; Child Must Leave U.S.

Here’s a recent federal case wherein an United States citizen in the military followed the proper procedures to bring their foreign-born fifteen year old neice  to the United States for adoption, but the family then missed the age 16 deadline to file for adoption.  As a result of the missed adoption filing deadline, a Federal Judge just ruled that the child must leave the United States.


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