Child support is an important aspect of many children's lives. It helps provide them with some of the income that they're missing as a result of not living with both parents at the same time. It can cover food, clothing, other necessities or even activities that a child wants to participate in.
There is nothing more threatening than the idea that a parent could flee with your child in tow. You do your best to make sure your parenting plan is fair, but your ex-spouse keeps saying it's not enough. You noted recently that your child has been talking about a trip, and your ex-spouse even got your child a passport. You're extremely worried.
If your former Louisiana spouse hails from another country and takes your children there to visit his or her family and friends, naturally you expect him or her to bring the children back at the end of the scheduled visit. But what if (s)he does not?