Clinton backs legislation for interracial adoptions and adoption tax credit

May 1996
Jet;05/27/96, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p17
Reports on the House's approval of legislation that would not only penalize states whose adoption agencies delay placing a child in order to find a family of the same race but also give most adoptive families a $5,000 tax credit. Endorsement of the bill by President Bill Clinton; Number of children in foster care; Waiting time for minority children to be adopted as longer than white children.


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