Pawns in a game

There are nearly a half million orphans in Haiti, most of whom have been abandoned.  One in seven will die before reaching the age of five, usually due to neglect. There are over 300,000 Haitian children in slavery.  Many are forced into child prostitution. Haiti is a bleak and desperately poor place.  These children simply […]


I’ve blogged twice before about the injustice and utter absurdity of the Haitian adoption process. In the immediate aftermath of the earthquake, the US government announced that it would allow Haitian orphans who are already in the adoption process to travel to the US on humanitarian parole visas, to be with their adoptive parents, without […]