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Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Guatemala

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 16, 2013


Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs will visit Guatemala from May 16-18 to discuss international children’s issues.

Ambassador Jacobs will join Alejandro Mayorkas, Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, to meet with government officials and nongovernmental adoption stakeholders. They will continue their discussions from the October 2012 meetings regarding resolution of pending adoption cases. Ambassador Jacobs will also meet with government officials to discuss resolving issues related to international parental child abduction.

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For updates on Special Advisor Jacobs’ trip, follow her on Twitter: @ChildrensIssues

For press inquiries please contact or (202) 647-1488.

PRN: 2013/0586


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