As they say in the newscasts, "This just in ...":
Joint Council confirms the suspension of dossier processing by the Kazakhstan Embassy and Consulates pending the finalization of a review of adoption cases by the Kazakhstan government. The following represents our understanding of the suspension. The suspension of dossier processing by the Kazakhstan Embassy/Consulate is effective immediately.
Right after I read this, I rec'd word from my agency coordinator that they have rec'd no official word regarding suspensions. Who knows? This adoption stuff is not for the faint of heart ...
13 hours ago