Tag Archives: Department of State

DV-2012 Winners – Willing to speak to Media?

A national media outlet is seeking comment from DV-2012 winners. If anyone is willing to speak to the media about this situation, please contact me directly at white@bridgewest.com  Please indicate Media in the subject line. In your e-mail please indicate … Continue reading

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PDF and Doc Versions of Questionnaire

For those unable to open the questionnaire, please find two other versions below: .doc and pdf. If completed by hand, please make sure that the handwriting is legible. Thank you! questionnairedv2012doc questionnairedv2012pdf0001

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Clarification on Completion of Questionnaire

In response to my earlier post, completed questionnaires are starting to flow in. Thank you. I would like to allay any concerns out there about the use of information contained in questionnaires: 1. Completion of the questionnaire is entirely voluntary. … Continue reading

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DOS Invalidation of DV-2012 Results Leaves 22,000 Winners Devastated – Our Proposal for Correcting this Injustice

The Department of State’s invalidation of the DV-2012 results has left 22,000 winners distraught.  And they have a right to be – they did nothing wrong, started to act on their winning notifications, and now have had the carpet pulled … Continue reading

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8 Commandments by which Every Consular Officer Must Live By

One of the first things that I learned in Catholic School is the Ten Commandments.  We didn’t so much learn the Commandments as to have them seared into our memory, at our ready recall when the situation called for them.  … Continue reading

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Our Article in Immigration Lawyer’s Daily – Proposed Consular Complaint Procedure

This subject has been gnawing at me for a while. Why is it that other government agencies, including USCIS and Customs and Border Patrol, have complaint procedures and will follow-up on legitimate complaints, but the agency responsible for our image … Continue reading

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