American Parents Adoption for foreign children reduced to 21year low ie by more than 18%. It is the lowest level since 1992. These figures are released on 21st March 2014 by the “State Department for the 2013 fiscal year”. It says that only 7094 adoptions were done from abroad last year 2013 where as in 2012 it was around 8,668. Highest no. of adoptions were in 2004 which was 22,884.

Most no. of adoptions done was from China which is 2306, second was from Ethiopia (903). As per State Officials the Plunge is due to ban by Russia on adoption by Americans.