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Notice: Colombia high court rules for adoptions by same-sex couples

The Department is seeking information from the Instituto Colombiano de Bienestar Familiar (ICBF), Colombia’s Central Adoption Authority, regarding the impact of the Constitutional Court of Colombia’s November 4, 2015 decision on adoptions of minor children by same-sex couples.  Specifically, the Department is looking to understand how the decision may impact U.S. prospective adoptive parents’ eligibility to adopt a child through intercountry adoption.  (Please note that the links in this notice are in Spanish).