Monday, August 24, 2009

China Says Yes!

We just got word that the Chinese adoption authorities have approved our adoption! Not too bad since they have only had our dossier since late June. The next steps for us will be to file a Form I800 with Homeland Security (immigration). That should take about 2-6 weeks to get the form approved. The next step will be to get a travel date to China. This should be another 2-4 weeks. The only problem now is that Brian is going to Iraq next month for a year! We'll be trying to postpone that or have him take his R&R early so that we can meet in China to bring home our little girl!

Thursday, August 6, 2009

New Photos!

These photos just came in from the orphanage. Isn't she cute? We are waiting for permission from the Chinese government to travel to go get Elyssa. We can't wait!