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Families can expect to Travel within two weeks of receiving the I800 provisional approval. Both parents can expect to travel for up to 45 days. Parents spend 7 hours a day with the child and must spend a total of 30 days with the child before adoption can be completed. After the first week the family must decide if they are moving with the adoption. They will then move to Budapest to complete the process for immigration approval.
The process outlined above reflects the timeline that families have experienced. It is important to understand that your adoption journey may be slightly different. Family Connections, Inc. and our Hungarian Supervised Foreign Service Providers (SFSP) will work with your family to determine the best option for your family, related to travel. Your Hungarian SFSP will arrange for your local travel, accommodations. You will be met at the airport and accompanied at all times by your SFSP. Family Connections, Inc. will provided you with traveling prep as well as help or instruction once you are in Hungary.
Family Connections, Inc. as your Primary Provider, will continue to provide you with ongoing support to assist your family with the transition home. After adoption is finalized, 2 month and 12 month report to be completed, to offer another layer of support to your family.
Family Connections, Inc. will also provide you with information on how to finalize your child's adoption in the U.S. if needed