Post Tagged with: "adoption"

One Woman’s Story: Lost and Found in Korea

One Woman’s Story: Lost and Found in Korea

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, New York, Voices' Picks June 29, 2016 at 4:11 pm

Meggin Nam Holtz was born Nam Hae Ok in Korea and adopted as an infant by an American couple. Now she is completing a movie, “Found in Korea,” about her journey to find her roots and her birth parents.

Igor Golubovsky, Consul General of the Russian Federation in New York, talks about the work of the consulate. (Photo by Marques Stewart via Flickr, Creative Commons License)

Russian Consul General on Israel, Visas and Adoptions

Culture, Eastern European, Immigration, Politics April 2, 2013 at 4:04 pm

In an interview with RUNYweb, Igor Golubovsky, the consul general of the Russian Federation, talks about visas, the contrast between the media coverage of Russia back home and here, as well as the controversial Dima Yakovlev adoption law.

(Photo via Korea Daily)

Deported Korean Adoptees, Outsiders in Two Societies

East Asian, Immigration August 16, 2012 at 5:15 pm

The Korea Daily outlines the plight of Korean-American adoptees who find themselves deported, caught between the two countries, and sometimes in even worse trouble.

Dr. Elnora Calimlim and Dr. Jefferson Calimlim in a November 2006 photo at the U.S. District Court in Milwaukee.  (Via jsonline.com)

Voices in Focus: A Pair of Former Doctors Deported for Slavery

Crime, Education July 3, 2012 at 4:49 pm

Today we have news of a debate over equity in New York City schools; a call for adoption within the African-American community; plans for Salvadorean expatriates to vote in their country’s 2014 presidential elections; more from a controversial study about Asian-Americans; deported slave-holders; and sad news about two independent bookstores.

José Díaz and his daughter Elisa (Photo by Courtesy/El Diaro La Prensa)

Before Same-Sex Marriage, LGBT Singles Who Found Path to Parenthood

Latino, LGBTQ June 28, 2012 at 12:27 pm

Since New York became the sixth state to legalize same-sex marriage a year ago, the path to parenthood for LGBT couples has become easier. But even before the law’s passage, El Diario La Prensa reported, some single LGBT Latinos found ways to become parents.

A Practical Guide to Korean Adoption

Asian, Immigration, In the News June 6, 2012 at 3:40 pm

Korea has traditionally harbored a skepticism about cross-cultural adoption, but in a departure from this attitude, Korean-Americans are increasingly turning to adoption for their own families. The first two parts of the Korea Times’ three-part series examined this phenomenon and offered some data on the trend. The third part explains the nuts and bolts of how to adopt an international baby.

Members of a Korean adoptee's organization marched in a Korean Parade in Manhattan, New York. (Photo via the Korea Times)

Group Urges Korean-Americans to Adopt Korean Children

Culture, Immigration June 5, 2012 at 12:09 pm

Korea has traditionally harbored a skepticism about cross-cultural adoption, but in a departure from this attitude, Korean-Americans are increasingly turning to adoption for their own families. We translated the first part of the Korea Times’ three-part series on the phenomenon last week. The second part breaks down some of the numbers on Korean adoption.

A New Group Takes to Korean Adoption — Korean-Americans

A New Group Takes to Korean Adoption — Korean-Americans

Culture, History May 29, 2012 at 6:55 pm

Korea, a racially homogenous nation, has traditionally harbored a skepticism about cross-cultural adoption, despite being the source of much adoption from the West. But in a departure from this attitude, Korean-Americans are increasingly turning to adoption for their own families.