Adoption Timeline

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  • August 15, 2014: Submitted application and Medical Conditions Checklist (MCC) to adoption agency, CCAI
  • August 22, 2014: Application approved by CCAI
  • August 26, 2014: Chose FTIA for home study agency
  • October 28, 2014: Home Study preliminarily complete for review
  • November 19, 2014: i800a on file at DHS
  • January 2, 2015: Dossier received at CCAI
  • January 16, 2015: I-800a approval
  • January 30, 2015: Dossier critical review complete
  • January 20, 2015: Dossier to China (DTC)
  • February 3, 2015: Dossier logged in (LID)
  • March 22, 2015: Received Zhou Li Xian’s file!!!
  • March 20, 2015: LOI submitted
  • April 13, 2015: Soft LOA
  • April 16, 2015: Hard LOA
  • April 20, 2015: I-800 to lockbox
  • May 1, 2015: I-800 approval
  • May 7, 2015: GUZ
  • May 8, 2015: Rtf/pdf
  • May 14, 2015: Article 5 drop off
  • May 15, 2015: DS260
  • May 28, 2015: Article 5 pick up
  • June 2, 2015: Travel approval
  • June 10, 2015: Fly to China
  • June 15, 2015: Gotcha Day
  • June 16, 2015: Adoption day
  • Jun 25, 2015: Consulate appointment
  • June 27, 2015: Forever home