Category Archives: Green Card Lottery

Press Release on Filing of Lawsuit

Please see the attached press release on the filing of the lawsuit in Washington, D.C. Please forward this to media outlets in your home countries.  Thank you.

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Lawsuit Filed

We have filed our lawsuit with the US District Court for the District of Columbia.  The case is Ilya Smirnov et al. v. Hillary Rodham Clinton et al.  There are 36 named plaintiffs from more than 20 countries. Government defendants … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Update – June 17

Please look for an announcement in this space on Sunday night (Pacific Time).  Thank you for your patience.

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Lawsuit Update

Thank you all for your patience. The lawsuit will be submitted to the court this week.  I will inform you once it has been filed and registered.

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Lawsuit FAQs

In response to many of your questions, please see the attached faq Thank you.

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OIG to Launch Investigation of DV-2012; Wall Street Journal Article

You may recall that on May 25, 2011, we requested that the Office of Inspector General at the Department of State launch an investigation into the invalidation of the DV-2012 results.  We have now received a reply from the General … Continue reading

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Next Phase

It is readily apparent that the Department of State does not wish to engage in a constructive dialog on this problem. Therefore, we must prepare for the next step. I will be contacting individuals who filled out our questionnaires.  I … Continue reading

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Media

Thank you to everyone for your support. I would ask that you please redouble your efforts in contacting the US media and news outlets in your home countries.  Please share my letters to Mr. Donahue and the Office of Inspector … Continue reading

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Congress

If you have a US citizen or permanent resident relative or friend, please contact them and request that they contact their senator and congressman.  Here are the links to the offices of senators and congressmen: http://senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm http://www.house.gov/representatives/ Please forward to … Continue reading

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Letter to Office of Inspector General

Attached is our letter to the Office of Inspector General at the Department of State calling for an investigation into the DOS decision to invalidate the results. OIG is the “watchdog” in the Department.  It ensures that action by DOS officials … Continue reading

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