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    Adopting a Little Tunisian

    I thought I will update the thread in case someone also looking for the same information I was. According to Tunisia Laws, one of the parent has to be Tunisian to be eligible to adopt from Tunisia (sad for us) The judge may over rule this requirement in certain cases, for instance if the couple...
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    Adopting a Little Tunisian

    Also we do not want to break a family or take a child away from his/her living mother or father. Probably a child that has lost both parents or has been abandoned with no hope of ever being united with birth family and has been put up for adoption.
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    Adopting a Little Tunisian

    Hi Roulla, Neither I or my husband is Tunisian. Your comment does not sound negative. If Tunisia has the requirement for citizenship or residency, I understand. Many of the other countries do too (only that I disagree with it :) I would rather a child gets a loving home, family , parental love...
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    Adopting a Little Tunisian

    ^Thanks and yes, I hope so too. I did send a message to SOS village Akouda and got a reply back that I need to contact National Institute of Children protection and that it is the only organization allowed to do adoptions in Tunisia. My problem is the language barrier. They speak french or...
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    Adopting a Little Tunisian

    Thank you for all the replies. I will contact Mr Imed of SOS children but I know that SOS village does not advocate adoption. Is that the only orphanage there ? I have also emailed the embassy. We do intend to bring the child back with us and raise as a family. Missmetal, it definitely is a...
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    Adopting a Little Tunisian

    We are muslim and know that in Islam there is guardianship and not adoption in the US sense. I also know that Morocco and Pakistan (muslim countries) also do not grant regular adoption but guardianship and people have adopted from those 2 countries. So we should be able to get guardianship of a...
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    Adopting a Little Tunisian

    First of Tunisia was not the only country on our list. Pakistan, India, Morocco was also there but those have been cancelled for other reasons. There is no diversity in both of our families and after doing a lot of reading, we decided that we want to adopt a child that looks not too different...
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    Adopting a Little Tunisian

    Hi, We are looking into adopting a child from Tunisia. We live in the US and I have searched a lot but cannot find a good resource or information. We will be starting our home study here soon and so I want to be able to have some information and contact in Tunisia in the meantime. I have...
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