My job as an abduction country officer in the Office of Children's Issues is rewarding and challenging. International Parental Child Abduction (IPCA) cases are usually complicated, often heartbreaking, but also gratifying. Much work is involved in ensuring the return of a child, which may even be through a voluntary resolution between the parents. This is a snapshot of my "average" day.
National Missing Children's Day on May 25 provides an opportunity to reflect on how the United States government works to prevent international parental child abduction. Secretary Clinton recorded a message to commemorate National M... Read Post
Following up on the case of Debra Harrell, which I mentioned in terms of Democrats being all for parents sending their children from Honduras, Guatemala, and other Central American nations (ABC News) Plenty of working parents can re... Read Post
Ambassador Susan Jacobs, Special Advisor for International Children's Issues, will hold a conversation with Ernie Allen, President and CEO, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, on international parental child abductio... Read Post