Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs to Travel to Haiti

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 28, 2016

Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond will travel to Haiti July 28-August 3, to review consular operations at the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince.

In Port-au-Prince, Assistant Secretary Bond will meet with representatives from numerous civil society organizations working on child welfare and family assistance programs.

Assistant Secretary Bond will host a series of meetings with representatives from the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), l’Institut du Bien-Etre Social et de Recherches (IBESR), and the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI), to discuss U.S. and Haitian intercountry adoption policies and practices, as well as Haiti’s activities related to adoption, family assistance, and child welfare.

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