Saturday, July 24, 2010

I 600A Received by USCIS

Got a letter yesterday from homeland security stating that our I600A app was received. Now we just need to get the fingerprint appointment.
Never in my life did I think we would get mail from the department of homeland security, the FBI, and the white house. In some ways it makes me feel like my kids are so damn important the government has to celebrate their arrival with us. :) Oscar actually got his citizenship certificate on inauguration day last year. We were watching all the inauguration coverage I went to get the mail to find a huge white envelope with a return address from the white house. Very cool timing I thought. :)

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

One month down

Well it has been about one month since our dossier made it to Vologda, only about 11 more months to go! :)

Here is another Oscar update photo just to remind me that I am plenty busy with just one little guy running around! :) He was yelling, "Russia" for this picture and was soooo excited when I showed him his Russia shirt that we bought for him in Moscow. I can't believe we bought it a year and a half ago and that it actually fits him (well almost).

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Oscar Update

Just a fun picture to show how much Oscar is enjoying the summer!

Friday, July 2, 2010

We have a region

Last week we got the call that we are registered in the region of Vologda. It was so nice just to hear that things were moving along and our dossier had landed. We are excited that the region is in between Moscow and St. Petersburg. We are hoping to get to see St. Petersburg on one of the first 2 trips. Since we have already been to Moscow 3 times we thought it would be nice to see another famous part of Russia.
Now the long wait is on. Our agency said we should just plan on 12 months and they hope they will be able to surprise us sooner. We shall see...