Thursday, February 16, 2012

Because people have been asking....

Here is the timeline for bringing our girls home:
   August 1, 2011:  Saw our first picture of Leina (AND her 1st birthday!)
   August 3, 2012:  PA for Leina (means China gives tentative approval)
   September 2011:  Mailled dossier to China
   October 2011:  China rejected our homestudy
   November 2011:  NEW homestudy completed
   January 26, 2012: Dossier mailed to China (AGAIN!)
   Febrauary 4, 2012:  Saw pic of Naomi  (We have 50 days to adopt her!)
   February 5, 2012:  Put together paperwork to accept Naomi's referral
   February 8, 2012:  PA for Naomi
   February 10, 2012:  All paperwork went to USCIS
   February 15, 2012:  LSC (China TOTALLY approved us for BOTH girls!)
   **Feb 29 (approx):  USCIS approval**
   **March 7th (approx):  Article 5 Approval**
   **March 10th (approx):  Get on a plane!**
   **March 14th (approx):  Meet Naomi**
   **March 20th (approx):  Meet Leina**

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