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This program is: open

As of March, 2004, only one U.S. adoption agency has been selected and licensed by the Marshallese government to facilitate international adoptions between the Marshall Islands (RMI) and the United States: Journeys of the Heart Adoption Services. (Adoption Act of 2002, P.L. 2002-64). In 2010, U.S. citizens adopted approximately 19 children from the Marshall Islands.

Visit the Adoption Directory for Marshall Islands Adoption Agencies and other professionals and services.

Map of Marshall Islands

Travel required: Yes; both travel initially and one parent must remain to complete the procedures, approx. 3 weeks.

Convention Country?: No

Singles accepted: Women on a case-by-case basis.

Other: By law, all adoptions are open adoptions with ongoing contact between the birth family and the child.

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Sue - 3 months ago
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This information is no longer accurate. Journeys no longer places from RMI, but 2 other US agencies are currently working with the CAA as of June 2014. #1
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