USCIS Changes: Hague Implementation
The Hague Convention for Intercountry Adoption will be ratified on April 1st , 2008. As of this date, USCIS will be implementing new forms in place for adoption cases in Hague Convention countries. As China & El Salvador are Hague Convention countries, starting April 1st, 2008 paperchasing families with new applications to USCIS will be submitting the I-800a in place of the I-600a. The I-800a can be located on USCISâ€™s website at http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/I800A.pdf and instructions for completing the form at http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/I-800Ainstr.pdf.