The baby business…..
By Lara Trace Hentz
This recent essay on Lost Daughters is a truly revealing story written by a deported adoptee, who experienced a corrupt system called “adoption,” made a victim by her American adoptive parents who fail to register her for citizenship with immigration: http://www.thelostdaughters.com/2015/03/international-adoption-and-story-of.html
And Adam Pertman’s recent post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adam-pertman/against-the-backdrop-of-s_b_6830268.html [In short, Shepherd’s adoption took place before 2000, when a new federal statute conferred automatic U.S. citizenship on most children adopted internationally into this country; the law included a retroactive provision, but she was adopted a few months before it kicked in.]
Read about Korean adoptee ADAM threatened with deportation: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/retroactive-citizenship-adult-adoptees-n318581
WHY is this not big news? (Is the adoption industry nervous getting bad press?)
Many, many years ago, adoption was meant to help the children of war, poverty and (often called) this country’s pioneer problems. Church-run Orphanages housed…
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