Monday, March 28, 2011


Just got word tonight from our Gladney caseworker that our dossier was approved by PANI...

It caught us completely by surprise and we can't believe it's true.

We also received (in the mail today) our approval for our CIS extension request. All today.  It all happened today.  Now we wait for a match and a referral.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Now we wait

Just a brief update. On March 23rd, we went to CIS to submit to fingerprinting again for our extension request to bring orphans into the country.  Now we wait.  We wait to get approved by PANI and we wait to get our extension with CIS.


Friday, March 18, 2011

Bit of progress...

Well --- all of our paperwork is in now officially in Costa Rica. Finalemente!  In fact, it has been at PANI for a little over a week.  Our agency's attorney, Yolanda, says that it looks good. 

Now we are just waiting for the psychologist to give us the thumbs up so that we can be matched with our kids!

In the meantime, we are scheduled to do our FBI fingerprints -- yet again -- on March 23rd.  This time for our extension with Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) to bring orphans into the country.

Maybe, we'll have some good news to report soon.  Esperamos.  We hope.