Adoption

In Texas, Citizenship Not a Factor in Latino Adoptions

Between 2000 and 2010, Texas saw its youth population grow by one million. In the same time frame, the state’s youth population went from 40.5 percent Latino to 48.3 percent. Basic logic would suggest that the state’s child welfare system would undergo a similar shift in demographics, and the number of Latino children in the system and up for adoption would swell. […]

Adoption

More Than Just a Day: Holding All the Pieces of Adoption

On November 21st, our country celebrated National Adoption Day. Every year, on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, courts across the country finalize the adoptions of children from foster care. Since this tradition began in 2000, 54,000 […]