August 8, 2004 – Application to CCAI
October 5, 2004 – 1st Homestudy visit
October 19, 2004 – 2nd Homestudy visit
November 15, 2004 – Homestudy sent to USCIS
December 6, 2004 – Fingerprinted by USCIS
December 29, 2004 – Received I-171H
January 5, 2005 – Sent documents to Secretary of State of Florida, Maine, & Illinois for certification
January 14, 2005 – Sent documents to Chinese Consulate in Houston for Authentication
January 18, 2005 – Sent documents to Chinese Consulates in New York and Chicago for Authentication
January 30, 2005 – Sent Dossier to CCAI
February 14, 2005 – Dossier sent to China
February 14, 2005 - DTC Date

February 26, 2005 - LID Date
March 25, 2005 - Received "brown envelope" from U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou.
May 6, 2005 - Got the first of the series of travel immunizations for China

September 3, 2005 - Referral
September 29, 2005 - Second set of Travel Immunizations
September 28, 2005 - Got travel approval
October 18, 2005 - Got itinerary and Final China Packet
October 24, 2005 - LEAVE FOR CHINA!!!!
October 30, 2005 - GOTCHA DAY!!!
October 31, 2005 - Katie-Beth officially ours
November 9, 2005 - Consulate Appointment
November 10, 2005 - Left China
Nobember 12, 2005 - Home!!!
April 17, 2006 - Follow-up homestudy