Adoption Process Frustrates Foster Parents In the second of two reports on foster care, NPR's Madeleine Brand looks at how bogged down the adoption process has become for foster parents. It's a system many people say keeps children in group homes for months or years at a time. Just filing the initial paperwork for adoption can be frustrating, and even after that's completed it may take years before the adoption is finalized.
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Adoption Process Frustrates Foster Parents

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Adoption Process Frustrates Foster Parents

Adoption Process Frustrates Foster Parents

Adoption Process Frustrates Foster Parents

Only Available in Archive Formats.

In the second of two reports on foster care, NPR's Madeleine Brand looks at how bogged down the adoption process has become for foster parents. It's a system many people say keeps children in group homes for months or years at a time. Just filing the initial paperwork for adoption can be frustrating, and even after that's completed it may take years before the adoption is finalized.