Adoption update- Getting Excited

October 4th, 2006
Categories: Belane's Adoption

Time for an update on things! Our last big accomplishment was that our waiver had been received and processed by the CDC in Atlanta, and the CDC had faxed their “response” back to the Embassy in Addis. The next step was for the Embassy to send the waiver on to Nairobi, Kenya, where the USCIS/Department of Homeland Security could review it and give their final approval, at which point Belane’s visa could be issued in Addis and we would be ready to travel. The last couple of families have waited almost exactly three weeks from CDC response to final waiver approval, but I really wanted to be in touch with someone who could tell us what to expect. I looked high… [more]