Kerry, Lugar Re-Start Start-Up Visa wear your passion!

OB-MS880_SBWash_D_20110224151053.jpgSens. John Kerry (D., Mass.) and Richard Lugar (R., Ind.) this week reintroduced a bill that seeks to ease immigration for foreign entrepreneurs with added provisions for some current visa holders and foreign business owners with a U.S. market presence.

The so-called StartUp Visa Act – which we reported on in December, here — would provide a two-year visa to immigrant business owners who raise an initial $100,000 from a U.S. investor and $500,000 over the next two years, while creating five new jobs.

Despite broad support, an earlier version of the bill failed to reach a vote before the end of the legislative session last year.

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Route to Maui: Green Card Lottery registration period is over wear your passion!


ROUTE TO MAUI: Diversity Visa 2012.

The entry registration period for DV-2012 has now ended.

From the US official website:

Let’s wait and see.

Next step is a check back at this link on or after May 1, 2011 for Entrants who applied for DV-2012.

Good luck!

Route to Maui: Diversity Visa Lottery wear your passion!


ROUTE TO MAUI: Diversity Visa 2012.

From the US official website:

DV Lottery 2012 Online Registration

The online registration for DV-2012 DV Lottery begins noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT -4), Tuesday, October 5, 2010, and ends noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT -5), Wednesday, November 3, 2010. All entries must be submitted electronically during the registration period, when applicants may access the Electronic DV Entry Form DS-5501 at Paper entries will not be accepted.

Applicants are strongly encouraged not to wait until the last week of the registration period to enter.  Heavy demand may result in website delays. No entries will be accepted after noon, EST, on November 3, 2010.

Diversity Visa Lottery Instructions

The English version of the DV-2012 Lottery Instructions is available in PDF format for your convenience.

The English language version of the DV-2012 Lottery Instructions is the only official version.

Route to Maui: visas wear your passion!




If you plan to move to the US with your ohana you need a Visa which allow you and the members of your family to legally work there… First of all I need to gather information about US permanent residence or work Visas.

Ok, here it is a starting point:

The Green Card Lottery (aka “Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery”) entry point:

If you have any good entrepreneurial idea then an eye must definitely be kept on the StartUp Visa Act, S. 3029 (by John Kerry (D-MA) & Richard Lugar (R-IN)) which aims to improve the current EB-5 Visa.

By the way if you are reading this post of mine and feel that the StartUp Visa Act is a good thing for the US, please give your endorsement or support to this proposal by Senators Kerry and Lugar.