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If you are a family planning on adopting from a foreign country and you wish to immigrate a child to the US, you must choose a Hague Accredited Agency to complete your adoption.
LMI operates in accordance with best practices that reflect the requirements of the Hague Convention and the Inter-country Adoption Act of 2000, and the Universal Accrediation Act of 2012. Important information for adoptive parents about the Hague convention can be found here.
We currently have the following International Adoption Programs:
• DR Congo - Closed
• Homestudies Abroad
• Posi+ively Parenting
• Primary Provider Services Non-Hague Countries
• Tanzania - ON HOLD
Public Comment Opportunity
The Council on Accreditation (COA), a national accrediting entity designated by the US Department of State to provide Hague Accreditation and Approval, invites the public to provide comment on intercountry adoption service providers seeking Hague Accreditation, Approval or Renewal. You are invited to provide comments through COA's Website
International, or Inter-country adoption is a wonderful way to build forever families and without international adoption some orphaned children in Africa, East Africa, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Asia Central America would spend the rest of their lives in orphanages and institutions where they would never reach their potential.
Please consider foreign adoption or intercountry adoption for your family. We do have a private only, waiting child photolisting area for some countries when allowed by that country laws. Adoptable children wait for families in Belize, Bulgaria, China, Hungary, Honduras, Colombia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and Ukraine.