9-5-11 Submitted Application to Holt on our 2 year wedding anniversary
1-26-12 Classes 1 & 2
3-3-12 Home Visit & 1st Interview
3-30-12 Homestudy Completed by Caseworker
4-25-12 Homestudy Notarized
6-29-12 Classes 3,4, & 5
7-9-12 I-800 A Approved (Application for Determination of Suitability to Adopt a Child from a Convention Country)
9-14-12 Documents Sent to China (DTC)
9-18-12 Log-in Date (LID)
7-26-13 Referral received from Holt International
8-1-13 Letter of Intent sent (LOI)
10-3-13 Received I-800A – I-797 in the mail
10-31-13 LOA & Article 16 received. LOA signed and sent to Holt. Article 16 forwarded to USCIS.
11-5-13 Provisional Approval I-800 Petition to Identify Adoptee as Immediate Relative
11-14-13 NVC Letter received. Form 260 Filed.
12-5-13 Article 5 Pick-up
12-17-13 TRAVEL APPROVAL!
1-10-14 Fly to China
1-13-14 GOTCHA DAY!
1-17-14 Fly from Wuhan to Guangzhou
1-24-14 HOME HOME HOME!!
9-21-15 Re-adoption in the State of California
Dr. Jacqueline Cheung, also known as Jax, grew up in Sacramento, California. She is a Christian Wife, Proud Mom, Major Foodie, Sacramento Native, Elk Grove Resident, Feminist, Adoption Advocate, Blogger, Freelance Writer, and Cat Lover. Jax is the owner of the award winning Jax Chronicles blog & adoption ministry. She also works as a Freelance Writer and writes for Sacramento4Kids, the Elk Grove Laguna News, and many other publications. Jax is married to Dr. Kenneth Cheung (Kenny). Jax and Kenny live in Elk Grove, California and have 2 daughters named Roxy and Carissa, and 3 cats named Mochi, Miso, and Mango. You can follow her journey on Instagram @jaxchronicles, her Jax Chronicles Facebook page , or her Jax Chronicles blog.