Uganda Update

April 20, 2010
On April 15, 2010, the United States Department of State issued a statement clarifying the requirements to be granted an IR4 visa to bring a child to the US under a legal guardianship. If a family has met the outlined qualifications for an IR4 legal guardianship visa, it can be assumed that the Consul will
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ACT NOW: Families for Orphans Act

March 4, 2010
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is considering the Families for Orphans Act today. They will soon make a decision whether this bill is to move forward. National Council For Adoption expressed their support for this bill in a recent Adoption Advocate Publication: NCFA Supports the Families for Orphans Act. Please fax and e-mail letters that
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UGANDA UPDATE

February 18, 2010
The following information is free to be shared in full, not in part! If you choose to copy and paste, please include the entire notice. Lifeline is committed to provide timely and accurate information to all of our families in regard to the current situation in Uganda. In light of a release yesterday by the
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UGANDA UPDATE

February 17, 2010
The following information is free to be shared in full, not in part! If you choose to copy and paste, please include the entire notice. Lifeline has heard from our Advocate/Attorney as well as other well connected sources in Uganda over the course of the past 24 hours. There is speculation of positive movement in
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UGANDA UPDATE

February 8, 2010
UGANDA NOTICE – 2/8/2010 The following information is free to be shared in full, not in part! If you choose to copy and paste, please include the entire notice. Lifeline is committed to provide timely and accurate information to all of our families in regard to the current situation in Uganda. In response to the
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UGANDA UPDATE

February 5, 2010
UGANDA NOTICE – 2/5/2010 The following information is free to be shared in full, not in part! If you choose to copy and paste, please include the entire notice. Lifeline is committed to provide timely and accurate information to all of our families in regard to the current situation in Uganda. We have had direct
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UGANDA UPDATE

February 4, 2010
The US Embassy is calling for a change in the wording in the legal guardianship decrees in Uganda. At this time, the US Embassy will not issue Immigrant Visas for children seeking to come to the US under a legal guardianship until this wording has been changed. Our attorney is diligently working to find out
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UGANDA NOTICE

February 3, 2010
Lifeline is committed to give you timely and accurate information on news breaking now in Uganda. We can tell you that Legal Guardianship Immigrant Visa issuance in Uganda is currently on “hold” due to a problem with the wording used for the legal guardianship paperwork in the Ugandan courts. Our Ugandan attorney has a appointment
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UGANDA NOTICE

January 29, 2010
We have recently heard from the Embassy in Uganda regarding the number of families they can handle per year. Due to their new time constraints, we are increasing our process time estimation to 12-15 months. The Embassy hopes to increase their staff, which would decrease delays. We will keep you posted as we are updated!
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