First meeting with our Vermont social worker, Ann Clark
Second meeting with Ann
Ann came to our house to do part of her homestudy
Our application to CCAI, our adoption agency, was approved
Appointment with USCIS for fingerprints, etc
Our I-171H arrived. Boy, that was fast!
All other documents received, and certified by the Vermont SOS
Documents received from Chinese Consulate, and sent to CCAI
Dossier all translated and sent to China
Dossier logged in at CCAA
The "Brown Envelope" arrived from US Consulate in Guangzhou
A call from CCAI about Jiang Yi Qin!
Received referral packet via FedEx for Yi Qin
Sent Letter of Intent to Adopt Yi Qin via Express Mail to CCAI
Letter of Intent should be off to China!
Now we wait for the CCAA to review our dossier, make a final decision
about our adoption proposal, and then issue a "Travel Approval", or TA.
This process typically takes 2-3 months. After we receive our TA, our
agency will schedule an appointment with the US Consulate in Guangzhou
for us, and then plan our trip! Families usually travel 2-4 weeks after
receiving their TA. So, we may be off to China in 3-4 months!