Adoption Timeline

September 13, 2010:Gladney Adoption Center phone orientation

September/October 2010: Mark, Ryann, and Erin have Doctor appointments for our homestudy and dossier

October/November 2010: Worked on Gladney paperwork and Homestudy paperwork

November 13, 2010:FBI fingerprints

December 3, 2010: First Home Visit with our caseworker

December 7, 2010: Erin's Interview with caseworker

December 8, 2010: Mark's Interview with caseworker

January 11, 2011: Mailed First Group of Gladney Paperwork to Gladney

February 14, 2011: Last Homevisit with our caseworker, on Valentines Day:)

March 7, 2011: Mailed Second Group of Gladney Paperwork to Gladney

March 29, 2011: Sent our USCIS application in
*mailed back to me, because I sent in the wrong amount of money...oops!

April 15, 2011: Re-Sent USCIS application

May 27, 2011: Biometrics Appointment at Homeland Security

June 15, 2011: CIS Approval Received

July 1, 2011: Received word from KBS Dossiers (who helped us authenticate all our paperwork for our dossier)that our Dossier was indeed complete and on it's way to Washington DC and then on to Ethiopia

July 1, 2011: Received news from Gladney that we are on the Waitlist