Fifth Circuit Family Law Case Could Affect Texas Adoptions

Posted on: March 31st, 2020 by centipededigital

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, which considers Texas appeals, recently heard oral arguments in an adoption case. The case, Brackeen v. Bernhardt, concerns the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (ICWA). According to a recent report about the case in Vox, the court’s ruling could affect future Texas adoptions. The case began when…

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Texas Foreign Adoptions and Immigration

Posted on: August 5th, 2016 by centipededigital

Adoptive parents often have the same common question about foreign adoptions in Texas: “Does U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) require additional paperwork?” Foreign adoptions and the immigration process can get incredibly confusing and stressful, especially after you have already found a child and fallen in love with him or her. A Texas adoption lawyer…

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