HCICA

(redirected from Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption)
AcronymDefinition
HCICAHague Convention on Intercountry Adoption (Netherlands)
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of State, United States Ratifies the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption (Dec.
The Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption protects children and their families against the risks of illegal, irregular, premature or ill-prepared adoptions abroad.
Adoptions from Vietnam, however, are expected to resume when the country ratifies the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoptions in January.
The Hague Conference on Private International Law, "a global inter-governmental organization which develops conventions (similar to treaties) promoting mutual agreement and compatible legal procedures among countries," developed the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption.
Faced with disruption of its lucrative baby-adoption industry, Guatemala has ratified the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption.
STICKNEY, IMMIGRATION LAW AND THE FAMILY, [section] 13:35, Hague Convention On Intercountry Adoption (2005).
To clean up the process, the United States is moving to implement the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoptions, which is seen as the gold standard for protecting children involved in inter-country adoptions.