Timeline

8/3/10: Decision to pursue adoption in Ethiopia.
8/13/10: Adoption application complete 
8/14/10: Application mailed to CHI 
8/20/10: Application approved! 
9/4/10: Home study app mailed 
9/19/10: 10 hours of education complete
9/27/10: Home Study visit #1
10/4/10: Home Study visit #2
10/22/10: Home Study Complete! 
10/26/10: Mailed in our USCIS app.
11/30/10: Fingerprinted! 
12/9/10: I-171H Received! Dossier faxed for approval.
12/16/10: Dossier Mailed to CHI! 
12/24/10: Dossier to DC
12/30/10: Officially a Waiting Family! #48
05/11/11: Referral of a 3 year old boy!! 
05/23/11: Loss of referral
05/27/11: Back on the wait list. #22
11/18/11: Referral for a 21 month old BOY!
11/22/11: Referral accepted!!!
4/25/12: Submitted to court (finally!!!)
5/9/12: Received a court date for 5/29!!!
5/23/12: Leave for Ethiopia!
5/24/12: Arrive in ET, meet M, court date changed to 5/31
5/31/12: PASSED COURT! He's ours!!!!



1 comment:

  1. We just settled on Ethiopia and also on CHI.
    Just looking for inspiration on fund raising and found you guys. May God bless you on your journey!

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