A Bay Area family is among dozens struggling to bring home their baby from Ethiopia. They say the U.S. government is to blame.
How is it the government’s fault? Where is the agencies responsibility to their clients to ensure the child actually IS an orphan, and that all investigations to confirm that fact are done?
The USCIS did a huge presentation on this April 6, 2011, and clearly identified the process of adoption before immigration clearance was a HUGE problem. The problems were going on LONG before that presentation.
The government has Alerts and Notices on their website going back to April 2010 about issues in Ethiopia – more than enough time for agencies to change their process…
Where is the prospective parents responsibility to educate themselves about the process, the concerns, the country before they begin the process? The information from the government is right there waiting for them to read it in black and white.