Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act of 2012

Updated Information 28.June.2012:

HR-6027 To Provide Universal Intercountry Adoption Accreditation Standards has now been introduced in the House. Sponsored by Sires (D-NJ) and co-sponsors Hahn (D-CA) Manzullo (R-IL)

Here is the corresponding House Bill for S. 3331 sponsored by Rep. Sires

Holt International strongly supports this legislation and will be working to move this initiative forward.  For information contact Susan Soonkeum Cox at

Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) and Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) have introduced the “Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act of 2012” to provide universal intercountry adoption standards.

Holt International is grateful for their efforts to improve the standards for all intercountry adoptions to ensure equity and protection for children and families.

Holt will provide updates on this legislation as it is available and request your supports as the process moves forward.  For more information contact Susan Soonkeum Cox, Vice President Policy & External Affairs at

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