Adoption Timeline

Uganda Adoption Timeline

Jan. 2016
-Found out about a little girl. needing a family

Jun 2016
-Decided to adopt R.P.

Sept, 2016
-Decided on adoption agency

-Started Fundraising


Haiti Adoption Timeline

Nov. 18, 2014
-Decided to adopt again
-Narrowing Down Countries

Jan. 23, 2015
-Chose Haiti for my Adoption!
-Narrowing Down Agencies

Feb 5, 2015
-Chose Chinese Children Adoption International (CCAI) for my agency

Feb 9, 2015
-Submitted Adoption Application to CCAI

Feb 23, 2015
-Adoption Application Approved by CCAI
-Started Adoption Fundraising

April 10, 2015
-Mailed off homestudy documents & 1st Program fee

April 13, 2015
-Documents received by agency
-Dossier paper chase begins -2nd fundraising campaign begins

April 30, 2015
-1st Homestudy Visit

May 3, 2015
-2nd Homestudy Visit

July 2, 2015
-Moved into new home

July 3, 2015
-3rd Homestudy Visit

August 19, 2015
-Received $2000 towards Adoption fund! Woo Hoo! Phase 3 - FULLY FUNDED!

August 21, 2015
-After moving and a home study delay, got final home study. Drove to State Capital to have dossier files to be certified. Mailed off dossier to agency to be reviewed and translated.

August 24, 2015
- Dossier & USCIS Papers received at CCAI, Dossier Review Started

Sept. 10, 2015
- Dossier Review Complete, Sent for Translation

Sept. 22, 2015
- Translation Complete, Dossier sent to Haitian consulate in Miami

Oct. 8, 2015
- Dossier Legalized. Should be in Haiti next week

Oct. 16, 2015
- Dossier sent to Haiti for First Legalization

Oct. 22, 2015
- Dossier arrived in Haiti and entered First Legalization

Dec. 28, 2015
- USCIS fingerprinting & i800a approval

Dec. 30, 2015
- Dossier entered IBESR- officially waiting to be matched with my daughter!

Jan. 3, 2016
- Found out I have i800a approval on Dec. 28, 2015

? - Child Referral

? - 2 Week Socialization Trip to Haiti

? - Official Child Match

? - Exit IBESR

? - Parquet

? - MOI

? - Haiti Immigration

? - US Immigration

? - Travel to bring my baby home!