Termination of the Temporary Cessation of The Barker Adoption Foundation’s China and Colombia Adoption Programs

Last Updated: October 9, 2019

This Notice is in response to the August 13, 2019 Notice.

On September 24, 2019, the Intercountry Adoption Accreditation and Maintenance Entity (IAAME) announced that it terminated the temporary cessation of The Barker Adoption Foundation’s (Barker) adoption programs in China and Colombia.

Please note the temporary cessation of Barker’s India adoption program remains in effect. The Office of Children’s Issues will update this information as it becomes available from IAAME.

For more information, see IAAME’s website.