The greatest experience, the one which shakes a soul with hopes and fears, the results of which are never ending, and incidentally, the one which pays the biggest dividends, is to be found in the adoption of children.
--Anonymous

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Best News We've Gotten In A Long Time!!!

We received an e-mail from Kristen Smith yesterday:

Dear Ms. Lane,
We are happy to inform you that last week CNA confirmed that your case is ready to move forward under the Acuerdo process. We hope to receive their referral very soon.
Please let us know if you have any questions/concerns.
Sincerely,
Adoption Unit
USCIS Guatemala Field Office
Guatemala City
 
I almost couldn't believe what I was reading!!  After years of waiting, she is actually going to get to come home!  We still have a good bit of wait ahead of us but our prayers have been answered!  Once the USCIS office in Guat City receives the referral letter, we will submit our new paper work and wait for an invitation to come down for the empathy study (one week of supervised visitation with Nola).  Following the approval of that process, the case is submitted to a Family Court.  Not sure how long that may take for approval but I am more than willing to wait and find out.
 
We so appreciate the prayers that have been offered up on behalf of Nola and our family!  Please continue to keep all of the waiting children and families in your prayers.  This is an unbelievably difficult process and it won't be over until every child is home with their forever family

8 comments:

Becky said...

Amazing news! So happy for you!

Lisa said...

This is wonderful news for your family! I have goose bumps, and I am thrilled that you finally turned the corner here and will get to bring NOLA home.

Stephanie in NC said...

WHat wonderful news!!! I can't wait ot hear you are home from your pick up trip! So excited for you!!! It does give me goose bumps, too!!

Stephanie
Mother to 2 GT Princes

Guatmama said...

Simply amazing! Rejoicing with you!

DFNY said...

Praise God! So happy that you received this great news. Is Nola still at the same hogar that they had moved her to in 2007? Keeping you, Nola and your whole family in our prayers.

Damaris

Garland Family said...

This is so exciting. I am sharing your news with my church life group who has been praying for your family and Nola. I can't wait to see the post that says "Nola is home"!!!

Deb said...

awesoem news Pam. Praying for you and your family.eleraty

The gFamily said...

Pam, this is the best news! I am so excited and will be praying for the your precious girl is home in your arms very soon!

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