Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Colombia FAQ:

Q: On average, how long is the total process for Colombia adoptions?
A: Families should expect about a 18 month to 2.5 year process for Colombia.

Q: Is it safe to travel to Colombia? I have seen some travel warnings online. What about traveling with other children?
A: There are travel warnings for U.S. Citizens traveling anywhere in the world. You must always be aware of your surroundings. However, you are escorted by a Gladney in-country representative while in the foreign country. If at all possible, it is best to leave children at home with family.

Q: How common is it for intercultural adoption?
A: Very common. There are approximately 20,000 children adopted from foreign countries every year by U.S. Citizens.