Visa Update

Thank you all for praying! The US Consular Section in Haiti has begun again to schedule these appointments. Families who received approval from USCIS and who began the wait for the visa in mid-January are seeing appointments scheduled for February 20 and later.  We...

Waiting for the appointment

Two posts back, I mentioned that visa appointments were getting scheduled pretty quickly after orphan status was approved.  That was how it was in December, however, January appointments have been coming very slowly… Several families have been waiting two weeks...

Finally!!!

We got an email today saying that our I-600 application was finally approved!! Next step? Onto the US Consular Section in Haiti and they will determine which visa the boys will be coming into the states on.  Because we have both seen the boys during the process, they...

Adoption Update – January 11, 2013

Finally after weeks of playing a back and forth game with the US Embassy, we have received some documents that needed to be translated, sent them off to a translator and are waiting for their return.  When they arrive, we should have final approval on orphan status...

Embassy status

Unfortunately the embassy is closed today for a national holiday in Haiti. I will be calling tomorrow. Please keep praying!

If you think about it…

We would appreciate your prayers for tomorrow. We’ll be making a call to the US Embassy to find out why there is a delay in approval of our I-600.  (The I-600 is a Petition to Classify an Orphan as an Immediate Relative and is filed with the USCIS.) The USCIS at...