More on Foster Youth

Jul 27, 2017

Langevin Leads Introduction of Bills to Protect Adopted Children

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) led a group of his colleagues in introducing two bills aimed at eliminating “re-homing” - an illegal practice whereby parents transfer custody of their adopted child without going through the child welfare system.

Sep 17, 2015

Doggett, Langevin React to GAO Report on Re-homing

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report this week that recognizes the growing problem of “re-homing,” an unregulated custody transfer of adopted children.

May 20, 2015

Johnston Foster Youth Joins Langevin on Capitol Hill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, participated today in the fourth annual “Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day.”

May 5, 2015

Foster Youth Caucus Co-Chairs Introduce Resolution Recognizing May as National Foster Care Month

Co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, including Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced H. Res. 251 recognizing May as National Foster Care Month.

Apr 28, 2015

Langevin Introduces Bill to Protect Adopted Children

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the “Protecting Adopted Children Act” with the bipartisan support of Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA).

Apr 7, 2015

Langevin Unveils Package of Consumer Protection Legislation

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) announced the introduction of three bills aimed at protecting consumers from identity theft and cyber criminals.

Dec 10, 2014

Langevin Introduces Bill to Protect Children from Identity Theft

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced legislation to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to address the growing problem of child identity theft that can go unnoticed for years and have a devastating effect on a victim’s credit score.

Oct 7, 2014

Family Service of Rhode Island Awarded $499,513 for Together Forever Project

Family Service of Rhode Island has been awarded $499,513 through the federal Administration for Children and Families to support the “Together Forever Project,” which focuses on helping children in state care waiting for an adoptive home.

Sep 30, 2014

Congressman Langevin Recognized as Champion for Children

The First Focus Campaign for Children, a national bipartisan children’s advocacy group, recognized Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) for his leadership on issues important to children during the 113th Congress.

Jun 19, 2014

Langevin Introduces Permanent Families for All Children Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced today the Permanent Families for All Children Act, legislation that would redirect federal resources towards helping foster youth find their “forever family.”

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