Our Adoption Timelines

Second Adoption Journey

Hosted "E"  Summer 2013, Winter Break 2013, Summer 2014

International Homestudy Update Completed         April 14, 2015  

Biometrics                                                              July 30,2015

USCIS I-800  Approval                                          August 13, 2015    

Dossier Completed                                                 August  2015       

Dossier Submitted to Ministry in Latvia                September 16, 2015

Referral                                                              ...



First Adoption Journey 

Began                  1/9/11

Domestic Homestudy Completed     4/25/11

Hosted 2 children from Latvia         7/10/11 - 8/14/11

International Homestudy Completed                    10/6/11

International Homestudy Hardcopy in Hand        10/25/11

USCIS I-800a Mailed                      10/25/11

Apostille (50 million) documents for Dossier         10/31/11

Last minute Apostille on 3 documents                 11/1/11

DOSSIER sent Fed-Ex to Agency for approval before going to Latvia for translation   11/1/11


11/12/11     USCIS Biometrics Appointment Received for 12/5/11

Hosting 2 children from Latvia       12/13/11

USCIS  Approval sent to Latvia        Approval January 7, 2012  !!

Referral        January 2012

First Trip to Latvia         February 25 - March 15 !!

USCIS (I-800) Final Approval!!    April 2012

Second Trip to Latvia             June 2012     

Third Trip to Latvia               July/August  2012