Last Monday (April 23rd), Josh saw that we had a piece of mail from Homeland Security, so we both assumed due to the timing that it was our Biometrics appointment notice. I even posted about it asking for prayers. But when he got home and we actually opened the envelope, it was just a letter … Continue reading Biometrics are DONE!
Our official paperwork for i600a approval was submitted early last week. We just saw the payment go through yesterday, so we are hoping that means we will get our biometrics appointment soon! This approval is the last thing we need before we can go into the queue for Exit Permit submissions. We are praying: Everything … Continue reading Come on, i600a!
"She named him Samuel, for she said, "I asked the Lord for him." - 1 Samuel 1:20 When I was pregnant with Jackson, we landed on his middle name long before we agreed on his first name. His middle name is Cecil - in tribute to three great men in our families: my maternal grandfather, … Continue reading Samuel
We signed our referral acceptance paperwork yesterday! Basically, this is the official paperwork that identifies us as our child's adoptive parents. It does not legally make him ours by any stretch (this won't happen until final approval in Korea around the time we are granted custody), but it does get the legal process rolling with … Continue reading Acceptance Paperwork DONE
I am so excited to say that our home study is in the final round of revisions/signatures and nearly ready to send to Korea! Along with our home study, we will also be sending our referral acceptance (ATK) paperwork. Our agency is mailing it to us to sign/notarize this week, and then we will send … Continue reading Dossier is ALMOST ready!