Federal Agencies, Agency Memos & Announcements

USCIS Issues Stakeholder Message on COVID-19 Impacts on Intercountry Adoptions

6/16/20 AILA Doc. No. 20061603. Adoption, Family Immigration
USCIS responded to inquiries from parents about the use of parole for adoptive children to enter the U.S. USCIS notes it may use its discretion to authorize parole on a case-by-case basis, but cautions that parole does not afford the same immigration status protections as adoption-based immigration.
Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20061603.