A Mountain of Consequences: Guatemalan Adoption Embargo Causing More Challenges than Solutions
Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
During 1996-2007, Guatemala served as one of the largest suppliers of internationally adopted children into the United States. However, in 2008 all intercountry adoptions from Guatemala ceased. This poster will explore the effects of this closure on the physical, social, and cultural health of fostered and adopted Guatemalan children.