Mexico - Arlene Lieberman, Arlene Reingold and Mario Reyes case

  Two women facilitate illegal Mexican adoptions along with lawyer Mario Manuel Reyes Burgueno (aka Mario Reyes). Reyes paid Mexican mothers for the children, paid other women to pose as mothers to obtain birth certificates, hired professional smugglers to bring the babies to the US without immigration and adoption paperwork, and falsified documents.
Date: 1996-01-01
Number of children: 17

Location

Agua Prieta, Sonora
Mexico
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Making “American” Families: Transnational Adoption and U.S. Latin America Policy2006-01-01
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'The two Arlenes': 1 family's pain 2001-04-15
Special Report: International Adoption from Americas.org [Latin America]2000-11-01
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Prison for Baby Smugglers / 3 sentenced in Mexican adoption fraud 2000-04-18
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PARENTS FEAR LOSING ADOPTED KIDS 1999-05-29
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