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Our Adoption Time Line
9/7/11 Our 3-month Post-Placement visit with our social worker
7/25/11 Sent our One-month Self Report to our agency...we've been home a month!
6/25/11 Our family is together!!!
6/24/11 Begin our journey home on Ethiopian Airlines @ 10:15pm
6/22/11 Receive Amari's visa and passport to go home
6/20/11 (3pm) Embassy Appointment
6/16/11 New Embassy Appointment Date given!!!! Thank you God for this miracle!
6/15/11 Embassy Clearance! Embassy Appointment set for June 27, 2011
6/14/11 Embassy requests additional police report; submitted that afternoon
6/8/11 Paperwork submitted to Embassy
5/29/11 Daddy leaves Ethiopia to head home
5/25/11(pm) Amari comes home to the Guest House with us ~ we passed court. Praise God!
5/25/11(am) Court Date (Please pray the evening of 5/24 that we will pass court so Amari can come to the Guest Home with us and spend some time with Ryan before he travels home.)
5/18/11 Leave for Ethiopia! (So excited!)
2/25/11 Referral!! We first saw the face of our beautiful daughter! (Brooklyn & I in the U.S. & Ryan in Liberia)
10/25/10 Received our "On Deck" email: this means we should receive our referral within 3 months.
6/10/2010 Our dossier arrived safely in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia!
5/28/2010 DTE: Dossier to Ethiopia! Hip, hip, horray!
5/17/2010 Overnighted our completed Dossier to America World
5/14/2010 Received our last 4 Dossier documents from NC Secretary of State, certified
5/8/2010 We received our I-171H form in the mail
4/27/2010 Our Home Study was sent to USCIS
4/22/2010 Receive our Home Study report for review & approval
4/10/2010 Received 13 of our Dossier documents from NC Secretary of State, certified
3/12/10 Third and Final Home Study visit in Statesville, NC
3/8/10 Second Home Study Interview (Home visit in Boone, NC)
2/24/10 Fingerprint Appointment with USCIS & First Home Study Interview (in Charlotte, NC)
2/15/10 Mailed in our Home Study Paperwork
1/5/10 Received Home Study Packet & Dossier Packet
12/11/09 Sent in Agreement Paperwork
12/10/09 Application Accepted
11/18/09 Application to AWAA