Preventing International Child Abduction

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Jun 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in coordination with the U.S. Department of State and other federal agencies, has had for some time a program – which our office has frequently used - to prevent the departure of a child from the United States when presented with a valid, enforceable court order which prohibits the child's removal from the United States. 

Now the State Department has made official mention of the existence of the program.

For more on this issue see my article International Travel with Children: Preventing International Child Abduction

About the Author

Jeremy Morley

Jeremy D. Morley was admitted to the New York Bar in 1975 and concentrates on international family law. His firm works with clients around the world from its New York office, with a global network of local counsel. Mr. Morley is the author of "International Family Law Practice,...


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