Thursday, June 20, 2013

medical appointments

When applying for a visa, you are required to have a medical appointment to test for contagious stuff and infectious diseases. The kids had their appointment today. I received pics of them while they were at the hospital waiting for their appointment.

Sweet Jovanika must be scared, wiping those tears away.  
I love that Smith took the time to take these pics and send me an update while they were sitting there!! Now that the appointment is done, we will wait for the email with our final I-600 approval. We were told it could take up to 2 weeks. I don't know why, but even though I know it is going to take a while for that email to arrive, I still obsessively check my email every time I hear the "ding" on my phone!! It has been a part of my daily routine for the past 2 years, so why stop now???

Tuesday, June 18, 2013


I got an email today that our dossiers have been submitted to the Embassy. From what I understand, we are waiting on final i-600 approval. Once we have that, we wait for a visa appointment. Then, the kids get their visas and come HOME!!! Basically, that just translates to more of me obsessively checking my email waiting for more news.

Monday, June 17, 2013

James has a passport!

James has a passport!!! Now both children have their passports. I think that means we are ready to move forward to visas!! I don't know how long that will take but let's hope it is SOON!!!!

Friday, June 7, 2013

Jovanika has a passport!

This sweet little princess got her passport today!! We are just in awe that it took less than two weeks! I have been hearing horror stories of people who have been waiting MONTHS for their child's passports with no news. I had prepared myself for another long wait, but prayed for it to happen sooner. Well, God provided and we got the email that Jovanika has a passport today!! We are still waiting on James to get his passport. Once they both have them, they can move on to the very last step of getting a visa!!!