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For information on intercountry adoption, visit our website (http://adoption.state.gov). For information about international parental child abduction (IPCA), visit our main website (http://travel.state.gov) and click on abduction. Our Office of Children's Issues is your main resource for all intercountry adoption and IPCA matters. You can also follow them on Twitter: @ChildrensIssues.
Also be sure to check out the Department of State’s main website at www.state.gov for information on the full scope of the Department of State’s policies and initiatives.