Why Do Americans Adopt Children from Abroad?—You Asked Series
The reasons are likely as diverse as the American families who adopt. Some families may worry that the adoption process in the U.S. may take too long or that restrictions on adopting parents may prevent them from adopting. They may select a country in which they have family ties, one they have visited, or one from which friends or relatives adopted and had a positive experience.
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