In 2010, the United States government suspended adoption agreements with Nepal after allegations of corruption and human trafficking came to light. Years later, after the State Department has reported that “nearly all” humanitarian investigations found no fraud or abuse in Nepalese adoption cases, families are still unable to complete the adoption process. This recent Washington Post article highlights the case of the Skalkas, a Maryland family who are fighting a years-long legal battle to bring their adopted daughter to the U.S.