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Homestudy Visit

Friday, December 29th, 2006

Lisa, our social worker, came this evening about 6:45pm. She started by going over a lot of paperwork. We filled out forms, we wrote checks, we signed documents. We gave her our SS# about 4 times each. We showed her our passports. We signed up for a Federal Express account. We gave her copies of [...]

Minor Snag

Thursday, December 28th, 2006

Federal agencies will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 2, for a national day of mourning honoring President Gerald R. Ford, the Office of Personnel Management announced Thursday. Under an executive order issued by President Bush, all Cabinet departments, independent organizations and other agencies will be closed in honor of the 38th president, who died Dec. 26 [...]

Eventful Day

Thursday, December 28th, 2006

After Dan posted last night, we talked a bit about how we wanted to deal with today. I said that should we not hear from anyone at the agency by 2:00pm, then I would call them for a status report. This morning we got up and Dan headed upstairs to do some year end paperwork [...]

Treading Water

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006

I would imagine I will be using that title a lot during this process… Today (and yesterday, and last Friday), nothing happened! No response from USCIS — even with the holiday and assuming they were closed yesterday as well, they are at the end of their two business day advertised response time. No contact from [...]

The Paper Chase Begins

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

Today we have already emailed back and forth to FHSA with a few questions, including a picture of the birth certificate I have on hand (to see if it will be suitable for USCIS). I filled out the online I-600A PDF and printed it and drafted the letter stating that we would be following up [...]

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