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Administrator2
09-27-2015, 11:03 PM
Dear Friends,

To create awareness for the injustice of October Visa Bulletin reversal and to express our best wishes to DHS Secretary, Jeh Johnson even in the face of not treating us fairly, here is the specific action item for the October 1st flower campaign mentioned in our last newsletter (http://newsletters.getresponse.com/archive/ivnewsletter/BrokenPromises-226107505.html). In the spirit of Gandhian principle, we ask that you send the flowers to the address below for delivery on October 1st, preferably in the morning:

The Honorable Jeh Johnson
Office of Secretary of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Nebraska Avenue Complex
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20528

Or use this

Jeh Johnson
Secretary, DHS
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20528

Yes, this is the correct address!

Message on your package: “Dear Honorable Jeh Johnson, DHS Visa Bulletin reversal has caused irreparable harm to our families. We ask you not to inflict injustice on us (legal immigrants) for no fault of ours. Please fix October Visa Bulletin. We wish you the very best. Regards, YOUR_NAME”

Alternate Message on the Flower Box: “Dear Secretary, We ask you not to inflict Visa Bulletin injustice on us. Please fix October Visa Bulletin. We wish you the very best.
Regards, YOUR_NAME”

PLEASE NOTE: The only person who has the authority to reverse Visa Bulletin is DHS Secretary, Jeh Johnson, who reports directly to President Obama. Please be beware of hucksters trying to disrupt our effort by spreading misinformation posting to misleading messages to send flowers to someone else. You will be wasting your time and money if you send flowers to anyone other than DHS Secretary, Jeh Johnson.

We hope that you will step up to do your share to fight this injustice and help us get the visa bulletin reversed.

Thank You,
Team IV

ORDER A MINIMUM OF A DOZEN ROSES EACH

Administrator2
09-27-2015, 11:05 PM
Alternate Message on the Flower Box:
“Dear Secretary, We ask you not to inflict Visa Bulletin injustice on us. Please fix October Visa Bulletin. We wish you the very best.
Regards, YOUR_NAME”

Administrator2
09-27-2015, 11:05 PM
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Yesterday we concluded our 3rd advocacy event of 2015! On a very short notice, volunteers from across the country converged in DC to meet with over 100 congressional offices. We poured our hearts about the current state of affairs, and the need for immigration reform. We also briefed every office about the Visa Bulletin fiasco and demanded that every office call their legislative contact at White House to make them understand the impact it has on their constituents. We thank each and every volunteer that came in, on their own dime, taking time away from family and work. Onward and upward as we continue to put pressure both on Congress and The White House to alleviate problems faced by the high skilled immigrants.
‪#‎FlowerCampaign‬ details at facebook.com/notes/1012622495470641/
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Here is the first direct result of our meetings in the last 2 days
https://lofgren.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=397996
More updates to follow. Please follow the action item #FlowerCampaign if you have not.

Bhishma
09-27-2015, 11:12 PM
Thank you Admin. Me and my wife will individually send flowers and I encourage everyone to do it.

Thank you IV.

abcdgc
09-27-2015, 11:21 PM
Admin2, Not sure if you know that some people are deliberately posting wrong information for sending flowers to Leon. My wife and I will separately send flowers to Jeh Johnson, DHS Secretary

Thank you

tracka
09-28-2015, 12:07 AM
Admin2, Not sure if you know that some people are deliberately posting wrong information for sending flowers to Leon. My wife and I will separately send flowers to Jeh Johnson, DHS Secretary

Thank you


This address is too long to fit when ordering online from Amazon/Flower shops.
Can you please strip the non-relevant address part and give us an address that is easy to copy-paste on the Delivery address?

Administrator2
09-28-2015, 12:20 AM
This address is too long to fit when ordering online from Amazon/Flower shops.
Can you please strip the non-relevant address part and give us an address that is easy to copy-paste on the Delivery address?

How about this:

Immigration Voice - View Single Post - October Visa Bulletin Flower Campaign Fight for Justice (http://immigrationvoice.org/forum/3590459-post2.html)

tracka
09-28-2015, 12:47 AM
I was not talking about the message.

I was talking about the Address Lines itself.

No Online shop has space to fit this address.

Address need to be 3-4 Lines Max.

Administrator2
09-28-2015, 12:55 AM
I was not talking about the message.

I was talking about the Address Lines itself.

No Online shop has space to fit this address.

Address need to be 3-4 Lines Max.

Jeh Johnson
Secretary, DHS
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20528

ramaonline
09-28-2015, 01:33 AM
Sent using florists.com

Use link thru mrrebates.com for additional discounts and cashback

tracka
09-28-2015, 06:31 AM
Jeh Johnson
Secretary, DHS
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20528


Thank You. This is what I was asking for.

2 Set of Flowers from me and wife are on the way for Delivery on 1st OCt.

IMNotACommonMan
09-28-2015, 08:19 AM
Thank You. This is what I was asking for.

2 Set of Flowers from me and wife are on the way for Delivery on 1st OCt.

Thank you friend, hope everyone send maximum number of bouquets they can. I will personal send 5. More the merrier in this case.

gap123
09-28-2015, 09:17 AM
Sent 2 bouquet of flowers. Thank you IV!

phota
09-28-2015, 10:13 AM
Dear Admin,

Can someone who is not directly impacted by date reversal ( priority date after 1-jul-2011) send a flower?

hil3182
09-28-2015, 10:23 AM
Dear Admin,

Can someone who is not directly impacted by date reversal ( priority date after 1-jul-2011) send a flower?

Yes, absolutely.

sac-r-ten
09-28-2015, 10:26 AM
Dear Admin,

Can someone who is not directly impacted by date reversal ( priority date after 1-jul-2011) send a flower?

why not. @Phota, please send flowers. its for the benefit of the entire community of legal immigrants. And thanks for asking and sending the flowers. kudos to you and others like you who are thinking 'the big picture'

cheers

sac-r-ten
09-28-2015, 10:28 AM
Flowers ordered to be delivered on 1st Oct.

cheers.

shyamsk
09-28-2015, 10:45 AM
Thanks for this initiative. Please send the information once you've the deal with the flowers shop on the bulk orders.

hetaljdave
09-28-2015, 10:46 AM
Placed order for 2 bouquets to be delivered on October 1st.

racoon786
09-28-2015, 11:06 AM
Just sent it for Oct 1 delivery. The message doesn't fit fully on ftd.com site, so chopped off the last part

Dear Honorable Jeh Johnson, DHS Visa Bulletin reversal has caused irreparable harm to our families. We ask you to not inflict injustice on us (legal immigrants) for no fault of ours. Please fix October Visa Bulletin. Regards, Name

The Alchemist
09-28-2015, 11:11 AM
Click on the below links to receive your discount, there is no need to type in a code at checkout.

ORDER A MINIMUM OF A DOZEN ROSES EACH


2 Dozen Red (http://www.proflowers.com/product/Two-Dozen-Red-Roses-1737?prid=bsrvpf20site&ref=bsrvpfimmigrationvoice)

2 Dozen Rainbow Roses (http://www.proflowers.com/product/Two-Dozen-Rainbow-Roses-6103?prid=bsrvpf20site&ref=bsrvpfimmigrationvoice)

ProFlowers (http://www.proflowers.com/?prid=bsrvpf20site&ref=bsrvpfimmigrationvoice)

Shari’s Berries (http://www.berries.com/?prid=bsrvsb20&ref=bsrvsbimmigrationvoice)

Cherry Moon Farms (http://www.cherrymoonfarms.com/?cobrand=BSV&prid=bsrvcmf20&ref=bsrvcmfimmigrationvoice)

Personal Creations (http://www.personalcreations.com/?prid=bsrvpcr20&ref=bsrvpcrimmigrationvoice)

dr_kool
09-28-2015, 11:15 AM
sent for oct1 delivery

pd052011
09-28-2015, 11:21 AM
sent for oct1 delivery

sent for today's delivery. Changing it to Oct 1 to match the group.

Toadie
09-28-2015, 11:37 AM
I am sending flowers from my own garden. Whole bunch of them. I wonder though, if they have already diverted the delivery to military hospital proactively. I am sure someone from their office is watching this space and Facebook.
We also need to have media attention. I sent news tip to my local news channel. Let's see what comes out. If your local station allows news tips from viewers, please send it to them via call or email. Ditto for radio stations.

tracka
09-28-2015, 11:47 AM
FTD.COM

GIFT MESSAGE:
Dear Honorable Jeh Johnson, DHS Visa Bulletin reversal has caused irreparable harm to our families. We ask you to not inflict injustice on us (legal immigrants) for no fault of ours. Please re-instate initial October Visa Bulletin - NAME
Count Blessings -No vase
ORDER NO.:
FAN119XXX
DELIVERY ON:
Thursday 10/01/2015
DELIVER TO:
The Honorable Jeh Johnson
Business
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW Nebraska Avenue
Washington, DC 20528
USA
ph. 6312262796
ITEM COST $34.99
DISCOUNTS APPLIED ($15.00)
SHIPPING/SERVICE FEES $17.99
SUBTOTAL $37.98

Flowers on the way. All the best everyone

amit.vasp
09-28-2015, 11:48 AM
Sent 2 flower bouquets to the the secretary, DHS.

graphicaluser
09-28-2015, 11:59 AM
Just sent a Bouquet of flowers to the Secretary!

DMX17
09-28-2015, 12:01 PM
Done!

A friend of mine who benefited in 2007 by the same is also sending. Another friend is paying it forward even though he does not benefit. Keep up!

I am thinking thousands of deliveries and 100s of thousands of roses!

dvsj
09-28-2015, 12:25 PM
does it matter what color?

arunkumar_cit
09-28-2015, 12:39 PM
Sent flowers scheduled to be delivered on Oct 1st.

sm_dev
09-28-2015, 12:41 PM
ProFlowers.com is giving a warning about the Address.

"We cannot locate your recipient's address in our postal database". Should I say "Use the Address Provided"

Thx

ramaonline
09-28-2015, 12:52 PM
Just use the address below. It should work :

Jeh Johnson
3801 Nebraska Avenue NW,
Washington, Washington DC 20528
United States

Phone number (631) 226-2796

The Alchemist
09-28-2015, 12:55 PM
Yes, the address including the zip code is correct

ProFlowers.com is giving a warning about the Address.

"We cannot locate your recipient's address in our postal database". Should I say "Use the Address Provided"

Thx

RH_93
09-28-2015, 12:58 PM
Hello IV Members,

I'm not directly affected by the Oct visa bulletin snafu but obviously indirectly affected(My PD is in Dec 2011). How can I contribute to this effort? Based on your action items, i have sent flowers to Jeh Johnson as well since it affects the entire EB community one way or the other. How else can i contribute to this effort? Please advise.

Regards
RH

pkotla
09-28-2015, 12:59 PM
We should send it before Oct 1st I guess. Will they reverse after Oct 1st ?
The proposed date for the bullettin is OCT 1st.

Just My thoughts

longwait4gc
09-28-2015, 01:11 PM
Can some one update the main/first post with the address?
I am seeing several addresses posted by people, dont want to send to the wrong one.

sm_dev
09-28-2015, 01:12 PM
Thank you Administrator & Ramaonline.

Sent 2 flower bouquets to the secretary Jeh Johnson - scheduled to be delivered on 1st October.

Karthik730
09-28-2015, 01:24 PM
thank you IV

vshenoy123
09-28-2015, 01:25 PM
Pro Flowers is not accepting the above address.

sm_dev
09-28-2015, 01:29 PM
I had the same problem. I asked the question and Admin confirmed that the Address & Zipcode is correct. Please check Post #32.

moon_walker333
09-28-2015, 01:32 PM
Placed order to send dozen roses to Jeh Johnson on Oct 1st even though I am not affected by this Visa Bulletin date reversal.

I hope others do the same and make an impact for a better future for us.

Flyingcrow
09-28-2015, 01:32 PM
Same for me, going with the address shared, but it warns that the address might be undeliverable.
As well when I searched google maps it took to the Washington, DC 20016.

kharbanda2001
09-28-2015, 01:33 PM
Done! 2 Dozen on it's way!!!
Ssshhhh!!! Don't tell my wife..I haven't gifted her any since a while! :-)

Good luck to all of us! _/|\_

sengs
09-28-2015, 01:34 PM
Hello IV Members,

I'm not directly affected by the Oct visa bulletin snafu but obviously indirectly affected(My PD is in Dec 2011). How can I contribute to this effort? Based on your action items, i have sent flowers to Jeh Johnson as well since it affects the entire EB community one way or the other. How else can i contribute to this effort? Please advise.

Regards
RH

If July 2011 is delayed by 2 yrs, you're delayed by 2+ years, PD of 2014 is delayed by 10 years.

This is a great answer I found on FB-

Everyone in backlog is affected whether you know it or not. If you're in a line and it moved ahead and now it has pushed back, your wait is affected as well. Also, remember that if we don't do anything about this, then we are setting a precedent. USCIS/DHS will think, these guys are not going to do anything anyway, so let's do what we want. This means that even if some relief is given, then they will find a way to reduce the effect because to them, it looks WE DON'T CARE.
Please participate in the flower campaign to show your support.

testman
09-28-2015, 01:46 PM
I sent the flowers a few minutes back. Done and am happy about sending them. Go, guys!

pkotla
09-28-2015, 01:47 PM
I sent 1 scheduled for Oct 1st

pkotla
09-28-2015, 01:49 PM
Dear Friends,

To create awareness for the injustice of October Visa Bulletin reversal and to express our best wishes to DHS Secretary, Jeh Johnson even in the face of not treating us fairly, here is the specific action item for the October 1st flower campaign mentioned in our last newsletter (http://newsletters.getresponse.com/archive/ivnewsletter/BrokenPromises-226107505.html). In the spirit of Gandhian principle, we ask that you send the flowers to the address below for delivery on October 1st, preferably in the morning:

The Honorable Jeh Johnson
Office of Secretary of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Nebraska Avenue Complex
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20528

Yes, this is the correct address!

Message on your package: “Dear Honorable Jeh Johnson, DHS Visa Bulletin reversal has caused irreparable harm to our families. We ask you to not inflict injustice on us (legal immigrants) for no fault of ours. Please fix October Visa Bulletin. We wish you the very best. Regards, YOUR_NAME”

Although we are working with the vendors to procure bulk discounts on the flowers and will follow up with details on the discounts by tomorrow evening. But if you don’t have to wait until tomorrow evening, then please go ahead to send the flowers to DHS Secretary, Jeh Johnson.

PLEASE NOTE: The only person who has the authority to reverse Visa Bulletin is DHS Secretary, Jeh Johnson, who reports directly to President Obama. Please be beware of hucksters trying to disrupt our effort by spreading misinformation posting to misleading messages to send flowers to someone else. You will be wasting your time and money if you send flowers to anyone other than DHS Secretary, Jeh Johnson.

We hope that you will step up to do your share to fight this injustice and help us get the visa bulletin reversed.

Thank You,
Team IV

Click on the below links to receive your discount, there is no need to type in a code at checkout.

ORDER A MINIMUM OF A DOZEN ROSES EACH


2 Dozen Red (http://www.proflowers.com/product/Two-Dozen-Red-Roses-1737?prid=bsrvpf20site&ref=bsrvpfimmigrationvoice)

2 Dozen Rainbow Roses (http://www.proflowers.com/product/Two-Dozen-Rainbow-Roses-6103?prid=bsrvpf20site&ref=bsrvpfimmigrationvoice)

ProFlowers (http://www.proflowers.com/?prid=bsrvpf20site&ref=bsrvpfimmigrationvoice)

Shari’s Berries (http://www.berries.com/?prid=bsrvsb20&ref=bsrvsbimmigrationvoice)

Cherry Moon Farms (http://www.cherrymoonfarms.com/?cobrand=BSV&prid=bsrvcmf20&ref=bsrvcmfimmigrationvoice)

Personal Creations (http://www.personalcreations.com/?prid=bsrvpcr20&ref=bsrvpcrimmigrationvoice)

i sent 1 scheduled for OCT 1st

prashantbalgurgi
09-28-2015, 01:49 PM
Done. 2 Dozen Flowers on the way

Flyingcrow
09-28-2015, 01:51 PM
Two dozen from my family..

prasadjoglekar
09-28-2015, 02:03 PM
Done; used proflowers.

skal
09-28-2015, 02:11 PM
Pro Flowers is not accepting the above address.

I'm not directly affected by the Oct visa bulletin but obviously indirectly affected like other members in back log. Pro Flowers is not accepting the above address!!

jd78605w
09-28-2015, 02:13 PM
Done. Sent 2 dozen flowers scheduled to be delivered on Oct 1st.

sengs
09-28-2015, 02:14 PM
I'm not directly affected by the Oct visa bulletin but obviously indirectly affected like other members in back log. Pro Flowers is not accepting the above address!!

Ignore the zip code warning. Its their glitch. They use google map, which has wrong zip code.

raj131982
09-28-2015, 02:27 PM
Hi,

At the confirmation page of the checkout (sending 2 dozen of roses to DHS Secretary), I got the below error:

We cannot locate your recipient's address in our postal database and it may be undeliverable.
Please verify that this address is correct:
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington, DC GA 20528


Please let me know if I can still go ahead and submit and rest assured this will reach the right address on Oct 1st?

Thanks
Raj

raj131982
09-28-2015, 02:30 PM
Done. Sent 2 dozen flowers scheduled to be delivered on Oct 1st.
Hi jd78605w,

At the confirmation page of the checkout (ProFlowers.com) (sending 2 dozen of roses to DHS Secretary), I got the below error:

We cannot locate your recipient's address in our postal database and it may be undeliverable.
Please verify that this address is correct:
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington, DC GA 20528


Please let me know if I can still go ahead and submit and rest assured this will reach the right address on Oct 1st?

Thanks
Raj

raj131982
09-28-2015, 02:33 PM
Done. Sent 2 dozen flowers scheduled to be delivered on Oct 1st.
Hi jd78605w,

At the confirmation page of the checkout (ProFlowers.com) (sending 2 dozen of roses to DHS Secretary), I got the below error:

We cannot locate your recipient's address in our postal database and it may be undeliverable.
Please verify that this address is correct:
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington, DC GA 20528


Please let me know if I can still go ahead and submit and rest assured this will reach the right address on Oct 1st?

Thanks
Raj

anand_787
09-28-2015, 02:34 PM
Sent 30 roses for delivery on Oct 1.

vv1979
09-28-2015, 02:35 PM
Thanks! Your order 110623794453 is confirmed.

Flyingcrow
09-28-2015, 02:39 PM
Hi jd78605w,

At the confirmation page of the checkout (ProFlowers.com) (sending 2 dozen of roses to DHS Secretary), I got the below error:

We cannot locate your recipient's address in our postal database and it may be undeliverable.
Please verify that this address is correct:
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington, DC GA 20528


Please let me know if I can still go ahead and submit and rest assured this will reach the right address on Oct 1st?

Thanks
Raj

Yes Raj, it was confirmed 20528 is correct by the admin. Plz go ahead..

moviedhamaka
09-28-2015, 02:42 PM
Amex card typically provides free shoprunner.
https://www.shoprunner.com/americanexpress

FTD thru shoprunner ->
https://www.shoprunner.com/merchant/?partner_code=FTD#eligible_only=&include_adult=false&term=&checked_attributes[]=partner_code__FTD&checked_attributes[]=category__flowers&checked_attributes[]=partner_code__FTD&partner_code=FTD&sort_by=price_asc&lmearreus=QClq0a1YghqUADEqyXfJAUWDqp%2FKLRpT7ujJm% 2FZd%2FcI%3D&page_offset=0&search_action=1&facet_clicked=category&from_search=false&price_range=0__50&on_sale_only=1&browse_category=&sale_percent_range=

FTD.COM

GIFT MESSAGE:
Dear Honorable Jeh Johnson, DHS Visa Bulletin reversal has caused irreparable harm to our families. We ask you to not inflict injustice on us (legal immigrants) for no fault of ours. Please re-instate initial October Visa Bulletin - NAME
Count Blessings -No vase
ORDER NO.:
FAN119XXX
DELIVERY ON:
Thursday 10/01/2015
DELIVER TO:
The Honorable Jeh Johnson
Business
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW Nebraska Avenue
Washington, DC 20528
USA
ph. 6312262796
ITEM COST $34.99
DISCOUNTS APPLIED ($15.00)
SHIPPING/SERVICE FEES $17.99
SUBTOTAL $37.98

Flowers on the way. All the best everyone

gcseeker23
09-28-2015, 02:53 PM
Done with delivery date Oct-01

raj131982
09-28-2015, 02:58 PM
Thanks! Your order 112062054726 is confirmed.

raj131982
09-28-2015, 03:00 PM
Thanks! Your order 112062054726 is confirmed. Ordered 2 dozen Red Roses to be delivered on Oct 1st 2015. Keeping my fingers crossed at the outcome.

GCNeophyte
09-28-2015, 03:01 PM
Folks, Quit complaining here and start acting on the IV Action item (send flowers) .. that is only way things get done and bring VB to original state (Sep 6th Bulletin) ... It was proven one too many times from IV (I was one of the many beneficiaries of previous flower campaigns - 2007 reversal) ... I have sent out flowers for current IV initiative for my fellow future GC travelers .. you will see results soon.. hang on tight.. don't lose hope. Good Luck !!!

raj131982
09-28-2015, 03:02 PM
Thanks! Your order 112062054726 is confirmed. Ordered 2 dozen Red Roses to be delivered on Oct 1st 2015. Keeping my fingers crossed at the outcome.

devndev
09-28-2015, 03:10 PM
I completed my order through Pro Flowers for the address given..
However Pro Flowers think that the street address 3801 Nebraska Ave NW is not valid and provided an option of choosing even numbers in 3800....range
I chose the address given and didn't change - maybe we should contact ProFlowers to let them know that this is part of a campaign and all of them should be delivered to the same place..

Go- IV!!

raj131982
09-28-2015, 03:14 PM
I had to try a couple of times to get the address accepted on ProFlowers. Eventually once I confirmed the order, they sent me this email confirmation:

DELIVERING TO

Jeh Johnson
Secretary, DHS
3801 Nebraska Ave NW
Washington, DC 20528



DELIVERY DATE

Thursday,
October 01

Hopefully this should reach them on time. Yes ProFlowers must be brought into attention about this event. They must be receiving a huge number of orders today.

vishnucse
09-28-2015, 03:14 PM
I have placed order to send flowers... I think we should do a pizza campaign...
Send a pizza... even if 300 people send large pizza's 10 dollars worth.. that will be lot of food..
:p:p:p:p:p

kickasstha
09-28-2015, 03:21 PM
Done with 30 roses delivery date 1st OCT

FTD has a flash sale 30 Stems for $30 and also you can groupon which they are selling $30 for $15 and as suggested by other members can use the shoprunner for free shipping.:)

rbusgc
09-28-2015, 03:22 PM
I have placed order to send flowers... I think we should do a pizza campaign...
Send a pizza... even if 300 people send large pizza's 10 dollars worth.. that will be lot of food..
:p:p:p:p:p

Send the flowers... Oct 1st Delivery... fromyouflowers.com - Order - 94953737.

Thanks,

RB

Toadie
09-28-2015, 03:25 PM
I have placed order to send flowers... I think we should do a pizza campaign...
Send a pizza... even if 300 people send large pizza's 10 dollars worth.. that will be lot of food..
:p:p:p:p:p
haha..that is actually a good idea. who'd say no to Pizza !

I initially had thought a Car Parade, where we all get a big banner sign ("Thank you USCIS, our dream is now shattered."), hang it on our car and circle around USCIS. Think about the visibility it would have on people, media etc. Even with 100 cars, this would be impact enough. I am up for it, if people are.

nid15
09-28-2015, 03:32 PM
I talked to these two companies who work with local florist and hand deliver flowers instead of mailing them in a box. It might work better. Just another option. FB is down so could not post it in the message there.

Same Day Flower Delivery | FromYouFlowers® (http://www.fromyouflowers.com/)
I talked to their rep for discount and they forwarded me to corp office which went to vm. However, on their site it says 20% discount for google users.

Washington DC Florist and Washington DC Flowers (http://www.washingtondcflowers.net/)

rajesh06
09-28-2015, 03:49 PM
I ordered through 1-800-FLOWERS.COM.

Order number: W00885407938387

sbindval
09-28-2015, 04:24 PM
We just received your order,
ORDER #112143727181
ONE DOZEN RAINBOW ROSES

roshannirmal
09-28-2015, 04:52 PM
Here's how I pulled the deal....

1. Send a Groupon referral link from your main Groupon account to yourself & create a new Groupon account.
2. Buy the FTD Groupon with 20% off code FALL3 for $12 from the account u just created. This will get you $10 back as Groupon bucks on ur main account.
3. Signup for free Shoprunner.com account
4. Go to www.ftd.com/shoprunner . Login thru the link at top right on the free shipping banner.
5. Add the rose bouquet for ~$30. Free shipping shows up at checkout. Applying Groupon GC online did not work. Checkout with free shipping & get the order number.
6. Call FTD @ 800-736-3383 . Talk to customer service & apply the $30 Groupon. It took 8 mins for me on the call to get the Groupon gift certificate applied & the amount refunded back on my card.

sep2011gc
09-28-2015, 04:55 PM
Thanks!!! ORDER #112125672289.
Ordered 1 dozen Red Roses to be delivered on Oct 1st 2015.

NK8791
09-28-2015, 04:59 PM
Flowers Sent. ProFlowers Order: 111183376782

sundarvap
09-28-2015, 05:08 PM
Flowers sent One on my behalf and one on my wife's behalf

Thank You For Your ProFlowers Order: 112055350798
Thank You For Your ProFlowers Order: 110839231604

namesri
09-28-2015, 05:12 PM
Flowers Sent. ProFlowers Order: 112008669968

Thanks IV for all your efforts.

vishnucse
09-28-2015, 05:13 PM
Send the flowers... Oct 1st Delivery... fromyouflowers.com - Order - 94953737.

Thanks,

RB

Thanks for the advice.. already done placing the order... please read carefully before commenting...

vishnucse
09-28-2015, 05:15 PM
haha..that is actually a good idea. who'd say no to Pizza !

I initially had thought a Car Parade, where we all get a big banner sign ("Thank you USCIS, our dream is now shattered."), hang it on our car and circle around USCIS. Think about the visibility it would have on people, media etc. Even with 100 cars, this would be impact enough. I am up for it, if people are.

Thats a good idea .. But i dont live in east coast...

Toadie
09-28-2015, 06:04 PM
Here's how I pulled the deal....

1. Send a Groupon referral link from your main Groupon account to yourself & create a new Groupon account.
2. Buy the FTD Groupon with 20% off code FALL3 for $12 from the account u just created. This will get you $10 back as Groupon bucks on ur main account.
3. Signup for free Shoprunner.com account
4. Go to www.ftd.com/shoprunner . Login thru the link at top right on the free shipping banner.
5. Add the rose bouquet for ~$30. Free shipping shows up at checkout. Applying Groupon GC online did not work. Checkout with free shipping & get the order number.
6. Call FTD @ 800-736-3383 . Talk to customer service & apply the $30 Groupon. It took 8 mins for me on the call to get the Groupon gift certificate applied & the amount refunded back on my card.
You got lucky. Generally FTD won't allow groupon with shoprunner.

missedthecut
09-28-2015, 06:21 PM
Order number 110427447712

gckumar
09-28-2015, 06:22 PM
I sent flowers to be delivered on 10/1.

tsharish
09-28-2015, 06:23 PM
Thanks! Your order 111484606477 is confirmed.

Sent 2 dozen red roses through ProFlowers.com.

Regards,
Harish

Toadie
09-28-2015, 06:29 PM
Thats a good idea .. But i dont live in east coast...

Neither do I. But I am willing to buy a banner, fly down there and get a rental.

Toadie
09-28-2015, 06:52 PM
This flower campaign doesn't seem to be as active as 2007 one. Come on people, let's get together. Even though they divert the delivery or return the delivery, we'll still have a contentment that we did our part, no matter what the result.

कर्मण्येवाधिकारस्ते मा फलेषु कदाचन।
मा कर्मफलहेतुर्भूर्मा ते सङ्गोऽस्त्वकर्मणि॥

mygreen
09-28-2015, 07:01 PM
Thanks! Your order 110029752953 is confirmed.

haranrk
09-28-2015, 07:02 PM
ProFlowers Order Number: 111799900762

One Dozen Red Roses ( 1)

abhayjo
09-28-2015, 07:07 PM
ProFlowers :: Thanks! Your order 111839715621 is confirmed. (2) dozen Red roses

chhablsa
09-28-2015, 07:26 PM
Flowers on its way for 1st Oct delivery

Order # 110983113687

hopingForFreedom
09-28-2015, 07:29 PM
Made two orders, one with two dozen roses and other with 30 roses.

sunny2015
09-28-2015, 07:42 PM
Flowers sent....

Keep up the good work guys and lets inspire others to do the same!

maga
09-28-2015, 07:52 PM
Sent Flowers !

Tarang
09-28-2015, 08:05 PM
Sent flowers for oct 1

Bazinga
09-28-2015, 08:10 PM
Order 111725071758 is confirmed for Oct 1.

Greenlight1076
09-28-2015, 08:51 PM
Sent the flowers for Oct 1st delivery, order confirmation # 111349548558

mbreddy15
09-28-2015, 09:49 PM
Sent Two sets of flowers
Your order 110002084991 is confirmed
Your order 112072108175 is confirmed

averagejoe
09-28-2015, 10:02 PM
Sent flowers from FTD.
Let's fight for the best......
------------------------------
We will send you an e-mail confirming your order within 24 hours. If you have any questions or comments, please Submit us or call us at 1-855-645-6214.
Please print this page for your records. An order number has been assigned to each gift item.
Order #FAT93585
-------------------------------

tracka
09-28-2015, 10:10 PM
Greg Siskind Filed Class Action Lawsuit

Copy of Lawsuit
http://static1.space.com/static/52334c36e4b0dc010cb9d0e4/t/5609eff0e4b057531716783f/1443491824937/Mehta+lawsuit.pdf

kiran_pathuri
09-28-2015, 10:34 PM
Sent from proflowers.- Your order 111527499295 is confirmed.

gaurav77
09-28-2015, 10:34 PM
Sent 2 dozen roses from proflowers for Oct 1 delivery

vamseedhard
09-29-2015, 12:33 AM
Sent flowers from FTD -- Order #FNX935682

longwait4gc
09-29-2015, 02:09 AM
Sent flowers for Oct 1 morning delivery.

ssin16
09-29-2015, 02:15 AM
Sent flowers through Pro Flowers.

VMR
09-29-2015, 03:08 AM
ordered one dozen flowers to be delivered on 01/10

sripk
09-29-2015, 03:09 AM
Hi,
I tried to place the order on pro Flowers but at final checkout it won't allow me to proceed with message that it is not a valid postal address as others reported on the thread. Even when i click ok it still won't go through. I called pro Flowers to place the order over phone but the customer rep checked with her support team and told that since it is a high security office they won't be able to deliver to that address even if she completes the order. I am not sure how to proceed so any guidance from Admin on this will be helpful. Thanks!

Pagal
09-29-2015, 05:52 AM
Hello,

Placed order through Pro Flowers... got the message about address not being specific, but the order did go through. Here is to the flower campaign...

Padala
09-29-2015, 06:02 AM
This link is offering free delivery which saves $15.

http://www.retailmenot.com/showcoupon/6891986/#/view/sendflowers.com1443312218648

monto1
09-29-2015, 08:01 AM
IV guys are doing awesome job to fight against this injustice,sent 2 dozen flowers just now.
Don't see this being covered by any news channel how can we make sure that it is highlighted or get into the news.

In 2007 digg.com helped a lot to highlight this issue and was picked up by news channel i believe we should do something similar now too.

monto1
09-29-2015, 08:12 AM
sent flowers through sendflowers.com Order #85473287

kriskishi
09-29-2015, 08:38 AM
2 orders placed.
Thanks! Your order 111070343390 is confirmed

checklaw
09-29-2015, 08:40 AM
Order #85473296

spulugur
09-29-2015, 08:42 AM
Sent flowers through proflowers. Thanks IV for organizing this response!

vat69
09-29-2015, 11:38 AM
Ordered flowers from sendflowers.com, will be delivered on Oct 1st.

jd78605w
09-29-2015, 01:25 PM
Hello everyone,

Like most people here, I have already sent flowers for Oct 1 delivery to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, DHS.

I also see that immigration attorney Greg Siskind has filed a class action lawsuit requesting injunctive relief regarding the October Visa Bulletin. Based on a brief review of the filed Complaint, it seems to me that Jeh Johnson is actually the one who is in our team here. In other words, it seems that, like us, he also wants the original visa bulletin to be in place but his hands are tied due to pressure from elsewhere. See items 62-68 on pages 19-21 of the Complaint. You can obtain a copy of the complaint here Mehta v. Kerry - The Visagate Case (http://www.slideshare.net/gsiskind/mehta-v-kerry-the-visagate-case)

Please make sure that we are sending the flowers to the right person. Should we send the flowers to the USCIS Director Rodriguez instead?

hil3182
09-29-2015, 01:28 PM
Hello everyone,

Like most people here, I have already sent flowers for Oct 1 delivery to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, DHS.

I also see that immigration attorney Greg Siskind has filed a class action lawsuit requesting injunctive relief regarding the October Visa Bulletin. Based on a brief review of the filed Complaint, it seems to me that Jeh Johnson is actually the one who is in our team here. In other words, it seems that, like us, he also wants the original visa bulletin to be in place but his hands are tied due to pressure from elsewhere. See items 62-68 on pages 19-21 of the Complaint. You can obtain a copy of the complaint here Mehta v. Kerry - The Visagate Case (http://www.slideshare.net/gsiskind/mehta-v-kerry-the-visagate-case)

Please make sure that we are sending the flowers to the right person. Should we send the flowers to the USCIS Director Rodriguez instead?

No Flowers go to Jeh Johnson. We know exactly whats going on in there, and this can only be fixed by Jeh Johnson or high-level WH intervention.

vijatummala
09-29-2015, 03:06 PM
+1 sent flowers to reach on Oct 1st morning.

gchungry
09-29-2015, 03:08 PM
+1 sent flowers to reach on Oct 1st morning.
Ordered Flowers to be delivered on Oct-1.

Order Confirmed
Thank you for your Order #W00885407942401

meritsh
09-29-2015, 03:21 PM
Flowers sent: 111889195439

hil3182
09-29-2015, 04:41 PM
We are starting to get confirmation from large mainstream media outlets that they will cover the VB fiasco.

THE MOST IMPORTANT ACTION ITEM RIGHT NOW ARE THE FLOWERS. PLEASE GET THEM OUT!

legalimmi11
09-29-2015, 04:52 PM
Flowers sent for Oct 1st delivery.

Thanks! Your order 110571842348 is confirmed.

phanipvrk
09-29-2015, 05:14 PM
I have ordered flowers

hil3182
09-29-2015, 05:19 PM
Thank you! We are hoping to see more flower deliveries posted here.

I just ordered mine from pro-flowers. They appear to be out of red roses, earliest available delivery of red roses from them is Oct 5th - but if you pick a different color, it shows it as being available on October 1.

Please also pay the extra $15 for morning delivery, we really need them there in the AM.

Even if you are not affected by the VB, we need to stand together as a community, if we don't - this treatment will continue.

sep_2011_PD
09-29-2015, 05:23 PM
They are all out of red roses at FTD, placed an order for a mixed floral bunch to be delivered

namitxyz
09-29-2015, 05:37 PM
Found an old video of flower campaign from 2007 to keep you excited about it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MigvhFq8zhY

Lets get 'em! :D

hil3182
09-29-2015, 06:06 PM
Thought it would be worthwhile to point out that larger advocacy orgs like fwd.us have started promoting the flower campaign:

https://twitter.com/FWD_us/status/648968031717097472


PLEASE GET FLOWERS FOR OCT-1 MORNING DELIVERY.

All the buzz we are building will be useless without flowers.

sanarchie
09-29-2015, 06:08 PM
Placed the order for 2 dozen rainbow roses through Pro Flowers. Order# 110203802384

mallina
09-29-2015, 06:12 PM
@hil3182 - I sent two dozens. Mine is scheduled for delivery on 1st morning. I at least know another three friends that already ordered them.

swapna8015
09-29-2015, 06:15 PM
I along with my friends met personally representative's office in Ellicott City, MD and spoke to his immigration team. We gave flowers and also gave our stories and urged her to take this to congressman so he can represent us at WH. Will follow up again tomorrow. Also sent 36 roses to DHS secretary.

gcseeker23
09-29-2015, 06:17 PM
Ordered another one for oct01 delivery..

mallina
09-29-2015, 07:19 PM
@hil3012 & All senders via proflowers, call customer service and confirm your order is going out for delivery. My friend's order was cancelled without notice. Atleast you can change to other alternate provider if they are not able to deliver to the address.

hil3182
09-29-2015, 07:23 PM
@hil3012 & All senders via proflowers, call customer service and confirm your order is going out for delivery. My friend's order was cancelled without notice. Atleast you can change to other alternate provider if they are not able to deliver to the address.

Thank you for pointing that out. Did your friend get an email? What kind of flowers did your friend order - the red roses?

hil3182
09-29-2015, 07:28 PM
Looks like Compete America (https://twitter.com/CompeteAmerica) is jumping on this, we are a member (http://www.competeamerica.org/2011-members/) of Compete, so I guess it was just a matter of time.

This will all be useless without flowers getting to the Honorable Jeh Johnson on the morning of October 1st.

mallina
09-29-2015, 07:37 PM
Hil - It was red roses. No cancellation email. Order was placed yesterday. He called customer service after not being able to track the status online.

psani
09-29-2015, 07:52 PM
Just spoke to Pro flowers - they cancelled my order too. They indicated that this is Govt address where deliveries will not be accepted for security reasons resulting in cancellation of the order, haven't received the email notification yet but should receive it shortly according to her.

hil3182
09-29-2015, 07:52 PM
Hil - It was red roses. No cancellation email. Order was placed yesterday. He called customer service after not being able to track the status online.

Did he get a reason as to why his order was cancelled? If not can you ask your friend to call back and try to get a reason for it?

It could be payment/credit card related, but if it isn't we might have to shift to a different vendor.

haranrk
09-29-2015, 08:02 PM
I just called up to check with ProFlowers and they told me that the order has been cancelled because they can't ship to that address since it is a secure location. This is insane. I didn't receive any mail notification about the cancellation even though the rep called that a mail was sent. I will place an order with another vendor.

I had called : 1-800-580-2913 and my order number was 111799900762.

Bazinga
09-29-2015, 08:04 PM
I just got this email:

Dear xxx ,

We are writing to inform you that we are unable to deliver your recent order to the address you've provided as it is a government facility. Regrettably, as our carriers are unable to deliver to the location, we have cancelled your order to prevent a failed delivery. You will not be charged, and any preauthorization you may see will be automatically removed within 5-7 business days. If you have any questions or if there is anything else we can do for you, please email us and let us know.

Sincerely,

The Customer Care Team

Going to try another service.

suri321
09-29-2015, 08:05 PM
got this email from proflowers

We are writing to inform you that we are unable to deliver your recent order to the address you've provided as it is a government facility. Regrettably, as our carriers are unable to deliver to the location, we have cancelled your order to prevent a failed delivery. You will not be charged, and any preauthorization you may see will be automatically removed within 5-7 business days. If you have any questions or if there is anything else we can do for you, please email us and let us know.

Sincerely,

The Customer Care Team

sundarvap
09-29-2015, 08:05 PM
My Flower order got cancelled , I have done 2 orders one on my name and one on my wife name but I got only one cancellation so far. I got the following email from the vendor,

Dear Customer,

We are writing to inform you that we are unable to deliver your recent order to the address you've provided as it is a government facility. Regrettably, as our carriers are unable to deliver to the location, we have cancelled your order to prevent a failed delivery. You will not be charged, and any preauthorization you may see will be automatically removed within 5-7 business days. If you have any questions or if there is anything else we can do for you, please email us and let us know.

Sincerely,

The Customer Care Team

Bazinga
09-29-2015, 08:07 PM
Getting rid of the code box in my previous post (sorry I am new here). Re-posting the email I got for readability

Dear xxx ,

We are writing to inform you that we are unable to deliver your recent order to the address you've provided as it is a government facility. Regrettably, as our carriers are unable to deliver to the location, we have cancelled your order to prevent a failed delivery. You will not be charged, and any preauthorization you may see will be automatically removed within 5-7 business days. If you have any questions or if there is anything else we can do for you, please email us and let us know.

Sincerely,

The Customer Care Team

bnaik
09-29-2015, 08:07 PM
Hi had placed an order on Shari's Berries and just got the following email:

We are writing to inform you that we are unable to deliver your recent order to the address you've provided as it is a government facility. Regrettably, as our carriers are unable to deliver to the location, we have cancelled your order to prevent a failed delivery. You will not be charged, and any preauthorization you may see will be automatically removed within 5-7 business days. If you have any questions or if there is anything else we can do for you, please email us and let us know.

Sincerely,

The Customer Care Team

mallina
09-29-2015, 08:08 PM
@Hil - Apparently the service rep was not able to provide a reason. But was able to confirm that his order was cancelled. Certainly not payment issue. Everyone - Better to confirm via customer service. Or someone from IV core can call them and explain the situation.

We dont want to lose because of some vendor's incompetence now. For that matter, it may be better for IV to issue a note citing these concerns and asking everyone to confirm with their flower vendors that their order is going out.

psani
09-29-2015, 08:08 PM
Got this email from Pro flowers.............

We are writing to inform you that we are unable to deliver your recent order to the address you've provided as it is a government facility. Regrettably, as our carriers are unable to deliver to the location, we have cancelled your order to prevent a failed delivery. You will not be charged, and any preauthorization you may see will be automatically removed within 5-7 business days. If you have any questions or if there is anything else we can do for you, please email us and let us know.

Sincerely,

The Customer Care Team

bibliophile2020
09-29-2015, 08:10 PM
Looks like flower campaign is not going to work this time. My order is cancelled too.

hil3182
09-29-2015, 08:12 PM
Please sit tight, we are going to try to figure out a way to deal with the delivery issue.

cvsravan
09-29-2015, 08:13 PM
Got an email saying order got cancelled..seems to be an issue across the board with everyone..Admins,please address this with the team soon and let us know

jd78605w
09-29-2015, 08:18 PM
My ProFlowers order got cancelled as well. Received the same email as in the chain above.

swapna8015
09-29-2015, 08:21 PM
Will it be a good idea if flowers can be sent to one of our address who are near to DC and they go and deliver them. I am near to DC. if as a group whoever are near to DC can deliver will help? we are a team can pick a time to be at the place on oct 1st?

bibliophile2020
09-29-2015, 08:28 PM
Do you guys know of any florist in DC area that can deliver to Govt office?

Tarang
09-29-2015, 08:33 PM
Received cancellation email from proflowers because of government facility.

Sgks
09-29-2015, 08:38 PM
Looks like Proflowers has a problem.
Did you try 1800flowers or FTD?

rsr_am
09-29-2015, 08:54 PM
ProFlowers canceled mine too -- reason is same as others - govt facility..

gcseeker23
09-29-2015, 09:00 PM
ProFlowers cancelled mine as well.
I put another order through below site (posted in this forum) earlier today. No message from them yet.

This link is offering free delivery which saves $15.

http://www.retailmenot.com/showcoupo...m1443312218648

gcseeker23
09-29-2015, 09:04 PM
Correct link
http://www.retailmenot.com/showcoupon/6891986/#/view/sendflowers.com1443312218648

mbreddy15
09-29-2015, 09:06 PM
My order also cancelled from proflowers and got the below messagae :(

We are writing to inform you that we are unable to deliver your recent order to the address you've provided as it is a government facility. Regrettably, as our carriers are unable to deliver to the location, we have cancelled your order to prevent a failed delivery. You will not be charged, and any preauthorization you may see will be automatically removed within 5-7 business days. If you have any questions or if there is anything else we can do for you, please email us and let us know.

Sincerely,

The Customer Care Team

mbreddy15
09-29-2015, 09:22 PM
My order was cancelled from proflower.com
Ordered another one from sendflowers.com. Hope this order will be delivered on Oct 1st
Order Number: 85473605

anukulgoel
09-29-2015, 09:24 PM
hil3182/administrator2
- There is another address on DHS website. Is that more appropriate for flower deliveries?

DHS Mailing Address | Homeland Security (http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-mailing-address)

BTW - we sent using 1) florist.com and 2) florists.com. Got confirmation from #1 the very next day. Couldn't yet call and confirm if all is ok now. Will check that again tomorrow.


All - who's orders got canceller. Tomorrow is just 09/29.. you have enough time to place a new order.. I think many websites will even take same day order. So, please don't stop yet.

tracka
09-29-2015, 09:31 PM
Greg Siskind is preparing to get a TRO in court tomorrow and he is asking all affected parties to participate in his Class Action Lawsuit. I am sharing his request. I know some of you are going to jump in and say that 'this is not the venue to post action item of other people'. Remember IV's newsletter, 'Relief from any venue is Welcome'. I am just sharing the news and I am doing all action items from IV as well as all other venues as well.

If anyone interested, Please print, sign and send to Greg with Subject 'Declaration'
-----------------------------------------

As you may have heard, we filed our complaint yesterday asking DOS and USCIS to revert back to the original Visa Bulletin. We are preparing to file an amended complaint tomorrow and also request a Temporary Restraining Order. We intend to include with our documents declarations from individuals harmed by the government's actions. If you are interested in helping with this effort, please download and complete the form that we have created (available here: http://www.visalaw.com/wp-content/uploads/DECLARATION.docx), sign it and email it back to me at gsiskind@visalaw.com. Please put "Declaration" in the subject line. Also, remember that your declaration will be part of a public record and if that is a problem, you should not participate. Thanks.
Sincerely,
greg siskind signature
Greg Siskind
Siskind Susser - Immigration Lawyers
901-682-6455 (O)
901-339-9604 (F)
Email: gsiskind@visalaw.com
Web: [url=http://www.visalaw.com]Guide To U.S. Immigration Law | Law Firm Assisting With Visas, Green Cards, Naturalization | Siskind Susser PC

sm_dev
09-29-2015, 09:39 PM
Just got the cancellation Email.

used 800flowers.com to send the order again. don't give up.

venangara
09-29-2015, 09:56 PM
Proflowers cancelled my order too, ordered thro sendflowers.. hopefully they accept it.

DMX17
09-29-2015, 10:06 PM
Mine was from Shari's Berries and it too got cancelled. So disappointed and angry!

Kartik1378
09-29-2015, 10:36 PM
Greg Siskind is preparing to get a TRO in court tomorrow and he is asking all affected parties to participate in his Class Action Lawsuit. I am sharing his request. I know some of you are going to jump in and say that 'this is not the venue to post action item of other people'. Remember IV's newsletter, 'Relief from any venue is Welcome'. I am just sharing the news and I am doing all action items from IV as well as all other venues as well.

If anyone interested, Please print, sign and send to Greg with Subject 'Declaration'
-----------------------------------------

As you may have heard, we filed our complaint yesterday asking DOS and USCIS to revert back to the original Visa Bulletin. We are preparing to file an amended complaint tomorrow and also request a Temporary Restraining Order. We intend to include with our documents declarations from individuals harmed by the government's actions. If you are interested in helping with this effort, please download and complete the form that we have created (available here: http://www.visalaw.com/wp-content/uploads/DECLARATION.docx), sign it and email it back to me at gsiskind@visalaw.com. Please put "Declaration" in the subject line. Also, remember that your declaration will be part of a public record and if that is a problem, you should not participate. Thanks.
Sincerely,
greg siskind signature
Greg Siskind
Siskind Susser - Immigration Lawyers
901-682-6455 (O)
901-339-9604 (F)
Email: gsiskind@visalaw.com
Web: [url=http://www.visalaw.com]Guide To U.S. Immigration Law | Law Firm Assisting With Visas, Green Cards, Naturalization | Siskind Susser PC

Thanks, i will send it. its great to see several people taking up the fight for justice.

hil3182
09-29-2015, 10:36 PM
We have updates on Facebook.

Padala
09-29-2015, 10:38 PM
HI,

Please use following link to use sendFlowers.
But there is not option for before noon delivery.
http://www.retailmenot.com/showcoupon/6891986/#/view/sendflowers.com1443312218648


When i called customer service agreed to deliver it before noon.

Tarang
09-29-2015, 11:00 PM
As someone wrote on Facebook, i ordered thru Same Day Flower Delivery | FromYouFlowers® (http://www.fromyouflowers.com). Roses will be delivered on oct 1 befoer 10.30AM.

InshuM
09-29-2015, 11:04 PM
My coworker and I had placed combined order for a bouquet each through 1800flowers.com which is still active and shows an individual UPS tracking number for each bouquet package. Following is what we ordered:
http://www.1800flowers.com/spray-roses-50-100-blooms-90369?categoryId=400067507

My AmEx Blue Cash credit card showed $15 off $50 offer that I added prior to placing the order using the same credit card. That will credit you $15 once you place any order exceeding $50 on 1800flowers.com

Following are the details we entered **(notice the phone number that their order page will ask)**
Shipping Address:
HONORABLE JEH JOHNSON
3801 NEBRASKA AVENUE NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20528
202-282-8000

Gift Message:
DEAR SECRETARY, WE ASK YOU NOT TO INFLICT VISA BULLETIN INJUSTICE ON US. PLEASE FIX OCTOBER VISA BULLETIN. WE WISH YOU THE VERY BEST. REGARDS, [YOUR NAMES]

For 2 "Rainbow Spray Roses + Free Vase-50 Blooms with Free Clear Vase", my order total was $34.99 + $34.99 + $14.99 (shipping) = $84.97. Remember, AmEx will credit $15 on your credit card account after you place the order.

Good luck!

DMX17
09-29-2015, 11:14 PM
Ordered one set from palace florists

And

One from fromyourflowers.com

Can't Take Chances People! !

ashah
09-29-2015, 11:29 PM
Do not use Pro Flowers ...Ordered Flowers as per instructions on ImmigrationVoice and received Cancellation notice today since delivery address is a government building. Based on other port, re-ordered flowers via SendFlowers.com (Coupon - Offerfree) for delivery on Oct 1st. Please dont give up, re-order if your order is cancelled.

ASHAH

bibliophile2020
09-29-2015, 11:37 PM
Got cancellation from proflowers. Placed order on 1800 flowers. Hope it goes through.Order Confirmed
Thank you for your Order #W00455407986302

sunny2015
09-29-2015, 11:38 PM
My order on ProFlowers got cancelled. But i'm not giving up. I just sent again from 1800flowers and hope it goes through. It's not the time to sit back and watch others do the legwork, we need EVERYONE, absolutely EVERYONE to be part of this movement to make an impact.

arunkumar_cit
09-29-2015, 11:40 PM
Got the cancellation from Flowers | Online Flower Delivery | Send Flowers | ProFlowers (http://www.proflowers.com/) and ordered through https://www.fromyouflowers.com/

abhayjo
09-30-2015, 12:03 AM
ProFlowers order got cancelled like others.
used SendFlowers.com : Order #85473655.

immigo
09-30-2015, 12:42 AM
Used From Your Flowers - Same Day Flower Delivery | FromYouFlowers® (http://www.fromyouflowers.com) for Oct 1 delivery. Good luck everyone.

sripk
09-30-2015, 12:44 AM
Thank you for your recent request regarding the delivery of your order.

We have confirmed that your order is scheduled to be delivered 10/01/2015.
via UPS. Your tracking information is as follows:

Tracking Number: 1Z8R9R880315739791
Click here to track: Shipping, Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Management from UPS (http://www.ups.com)

This is an automated response. We will not receive replies to this email.

Thank you for shopping with FTD.COM.

Sincerely,
FTD.COM Customer Service
Order Number: C1006322256
http://custserv.ftd.com

sep2011gc
09-30-2015, 01:00 AM
Proflowers cancelled my order too.....

pman123
09-30-2015, 01:01 AM
sent through 1800flowers Order #W00455407985371

haranrk
09-30-2015, 01:05 AM
Placed an order via SendFlowers.com #85473643

your_kanth
09-30-2015, 02:14 AM
Placed two orders using 800-Flowers.com.

Order Number W00465208474800

virgos
09-30-2015, 06:45 AM
Proflowers cancelled my order too.....

My order was canceled by proflowers...received this email.

We are writing to inform you that we are unable to deliver your recent order to the address you've provided as it is a government facility. Regrettably, as our carriers are unable to deliver to the location, we have cancelled your order to prevent a failed delivery. You will not be charged, and any preauthorization you may see will be automatically removed within 5-7 business days. If you have any questions or if there is anything else we can do for you, please email us and let us know.

Sincerely,

The Customer Care Team

Flyingcrow
09-30-2015, 06:54 AM
My order on proFlower was cancelled yesterday as well, even Sheri's Berries.

Then I ordered on ftd.com, but I heard from another volunteer that he had a phone call with them, and they said they could not deliver as well.

So finally ordered on the DC local florist - PalaceFlorist.com. Its double the cost, the lowest is there is a 50 usd package, but with delivery and morning delivery, it came to 78 usd, 25 usd more than proflower.

But....at this point in time, that is cheaper than flying to DC and doing it myself, or being struck in the Queue for another year or more. Guys, just do it.

gcseeker23
09-30-2015, 07:36 AM
Good work flyingcrow..

Sent 2 dozen as separate orders through sendflowers.com
Order #85473695
Order #85473283

bhaskarkk
09-30-2015, 07:52 AM
I have sent flowers Order #85473697

DMX17
09-30-2015, 08:00 AM
My orders are still on track from Palace and Fromyouflowers, fingers crossed and can't afford to be surprised.

Hil - any further action, please let us know as soon as there is even a slight need.

kriskishi
09-30-2015, 08:10 AM
Guys,
ProFlowers cancelled my order. Created new order for 1800flowers.com
If you havent received letter, then call them. They will explain.

gchungry
09-30-2015, 08:47 AM
Guys,
ProFlowers cancelled my order. Created new order for 1800flowers.com
If you havent received letter, then call them. They will explain.

Did anybody order flowers from 1800flowers.com and get cancelled order notice. I did NOT receive cancellation, however UPS tracking # not showing up on UPS tracking tool.

ravileos
09-30-2015, 10:07 AM
I have placed an order last night @ 1800flowers.com and did not get any cancellation yet.

GCTorture
09-30-2015, 10:30 AM
Sent a dozen red roses using fromyouflowers.com

I wanna say something though. For years when people asked about flowercampaign IV didn't agree and watered down all those proposals. But now they think thats what is needed, I am sure they have their rationalization for what they do. It doesn't matter who does what, I will do everything I can. Rest is upto you.

kiran_pathuri
09-30-2015, 10:49 AM
My order with proflowers got cancelled. Sent using florists.com

Order FLORISTS#201548607

jd78605w
09-30-2015, 11:04 AM
Sent flowers using PALACEFLORISTS. Cost 60 dollars. They confirmed that it will be delivered to the Secretary's office. If they cannot deliver, they will call back.

Also, when I placed the order the address automatically changed to the wrong zip code. I called them about this. They already knew about this upcoming flower delivery from other similar orders. She corrected the address on the phone.

raj131982
09-30-2015, 12:21 PM
Friends,

I had originally ordered 2 dozen red roses from ProFlowers.com a couple of days ago to deliver it by Oct 1st. However I got an email as below:

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We are writing to inform you that we are unable to deliver your recent order to the address you've provided as it is a government facility. Regrettably, as our carriers are unable to deliver to the location, we have cancelled your order to prevent a failed delivery. You will not be charged, and any preauthorization you may see will be automatically removed within 5-7 business days. If you have any questions or if there is anything else we can do for you, please email us and let us know.

Sincerely,

The Customer Care Team

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So then immediately on the very same day, I ordered them through FTD.com and got an email confirmation as below:
Thank you for trusting us with your most important occasions.


GIFT MESSAGE:
Dear Secretary, We ask you to not inflict Visa Bulletin injustice on us. Please fix October Visa Bulletin. We wish you the very best. Regards, Rajiv Venugopal
Mixed Rose Bqt
ORDER NO.:
FAB337168
DELIVERY ON:
Thursday 10/01/2015
DELIVER TO:
Jeh Johnson
Business
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20528
USA
ph. 4046809840
ITEM COST $39.99
SHIPPING/SERVICE FEES $17.99
SUBTOTAL $57.98

GIFT CARD/CERTIFICATE ($30.00)
TOTAL CHARGE $27.98

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Did get the Groupon ($15 for a $30 flowers) applied and so far haven't got any cancellation notification from them.

Like the admin has already mentioned, let's be positive and do our share to send flowers to DHS Secretary by Oct 1st i.e. Tomorrow in the morning hours and make a difference. Let's sit tight and keep our fingers crossed.

Oct_31
09-30-2015, 12:30 PM
All please add your supportive comments to http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=U...

Last date for comments is Oct 16. Please spread the word.

Oct_31
09-30-2015, 12:43 PM
http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=USCIS-2007-0018-0034

AViciousCircle
09-30-2015, 01:18 PM
Hi Folks,
Whn my ProFlowers order was cancelled yesterday, I placed an order with PalaceFLorists as suggested on this forum. I called up the florist and spoke with Donna who mentioned the Office of the Secretary has told her they don't accept anything 'perishable'. So they don't accept flowers, balloons, cakes and the likes.

She mentioned she's trying to get a hold of someone else at the Secretary's office who can accept the flowers but she will most likely have to cancel all the orders.

Any suggestions?

nvs123
09-30-2015, 01:49 PM
That's great Pappu. Thanks IV Team for all the help as always.

hil3182
09-30-2015, 02:44 PM
We found a guaranteed delivery place that setup a custom link for us and will co-ordinate delivery for maximal media impact.

Fight for Justice 10/1/15 Flower Campaign immigration voice jeh johnson homeland security flowers Delivery Arlington VA - Twin Towers Florist (http://www.twintowersflorist.com/arlington-florist/fight-for-justice-10/1/15-flower-campaign-immigration-voice-jeh-johnson-homeland-security-flowers-376396c.asp?topnav=LeftNav)

Please order from the above link.

racoon786
09-30-2015, 02:55 PM
We found a guaranteed delivery place that setup a custom link for us and will co-ordinate delivery for maximal media impact.

Fight for Justice 10/1/15 Flower Campaign immigration voice jeh johnson homeland security flowers Delivery Arlington VA - Twin Towers Florist (http://www.twintowersflorist.com/arlington-florist/fight-for-justice-10/1/15-flower-campaign-immigration-voice-jeh-johnson-homeland-security-flowers-376396c.asp?topnav=LeftNav)

Please order from the above link.

Says it will sent delivered at 2:30PM on October 1, 2015 and not the morning

hil3182
09-30-2015, 02:57 PM
Says it will sent delivered at 2:30PM on October 1, 2015 and not the morning

Yes, thanks for pointing that out. I forgot to mention, if you have any control over the delivery, please try to time it for 2:30.

Bazinga
09-30-2015, 03:04 PM
Thanks hil,

Used the link you shared and placed an order for 10/1. I did not see an option to specify the time. The description of the flowers does have the following note:

(Visa Bulletin Campaign Flowers -SMALL WRAPPED BOUQUET Item #: FIGHTFORJUSTICE One dozen mixed flower wrapped bouquet to be sent alltogether at 2:30PM on October 1, 2015)

Nice touch @ Item # :)

Thank you for setting this up!

testman
09-30-2015, 03:04 PM
what is the phone number for the delivery address? I am unable to find it now. Please post.

Bazinga
09-30-2015, 03:06 PM
I used 202-282-8000.

namesri
09-30-2015, 03:10 PM
My Proflowers order has got cancelled. As mention in the above post used the link below to order flowers. Order #53528

Fight for Justice 10/1/15 Flower Campaign immigration voice jeh johnson homeland security flowers Delivery Arlington VA - Twin Towers Florist


Thanks.

namesri
09-30-2015, 03:13 PM
I forgot the use the code at checkout. Please don't forget to use the Code for a break on delivery fee.

AT CHECKOUT, ENTER "20528" FOR THE RECIPIENT''S ZIP CODE AND THE DELIVERY FEE WILL CHANGE FROM $12.95 TO $2.00

Thanks.

hil3182
09-30-2015, 03:13 PM
what is the phone number for the delivery address? I am unable to find it now. Please post.

This is my second non-pro-flowers order. For both I used my phone number for the recipient.

If anyone calls, I will ask them to leave it outside the building and I will be right out to pick it up :D

hil3182
09-30-2015, 03:16 PM
Anyone who ordered from FTD can safely assume their order will be cancelled.

Pro-flowers and FTD are the same thing apparently.

prasadjoglekar
09-30-2015, 03:16 PM
Used hil's link and done.

Green06
09-30-2015, 03:17 PM
FIGHT FOR JUSTICE Visa Bulletin Campaign Flowers sent thru Arlington Florists - Flowers in Arlington VA - Twin Towers Florist (http://www.twintowersflorist.com) for Oct 1 delivery and requested if it can be delivered at 2:30 EST

Order Confirmation: 53609.

hil3182
09-30-2015, 03:26 PM
Please order quickly, the faster you can order your flowers, the more inventory they can procure for tomorrow.

Please don't wait.

gchungry
09-30-2015, 03:32 PM
Please order quickly, the faster you can order your flowers, the more inventory they can procure for tomorrow.

Please don't wait.
I have ordered from 1800 flowers.com. Should we wait for cancellation or place another order from recently updated flower place? Please advice

hil3182
09-30-2015, 03:36 PM
I have ordered from 1800 flowers.com. Should we wait for cancellation or place another order from recently updated flower place? Please advice

It depends on your budget.

Flowers from the link we posted cost $44.75.

If you are economically sensitive to $44.75 then please wait for the cancellation. I made the second order to be sure that I was doing my part.

raj131982
09-30-2015, 03:39 PM
While I await to hear back from FTD, I just followed what hill suggested us to do. And I ordered from "Twin Towers Florist" (that he shared with all of us). However in the order confirmation page, it showed me the destination zip code as 20016 even when I gave it as 20528.

Deliver To:Jeh JohnsonSecretary, DHS, 3801 Nebraska Ave NWWashington, DC 20016United States

In the special instructions, I wrote "Preferably to be delivered in the morning hours"

mallina
09-30-2015, 03:40 PM
@gchungry - Its better to order one through the local vendor. I am doing it, a second one. I have seen on other forums that even the 1800 flowers delivery sent through UPS was rejected. Better not to take chances and another $50 is nothing compared to the money people spent and the bigger goal here.

hil3182
09-30-2015, 03:41 PM
In the special instructions, I wrote "Preferably to be delivered in the morning hours"

Delivery instructions have changed. Please ask for 2:30PM delivery going forward.

I believe the Twin Towers guys understand the situation and will do the right thing.

racoon786
09-30-2015, 03:41 PM
Anyone who ordered from FTD can safely assume their order will be cancelled.

Pro-flowers and FTD are the same thing apparently.

Also, 1-800-flowers, different brands but same company, ftd.com

hil3182
09-30-2015, 03:44 PM
Also, 1-800-flowers, different brands but same company, ftd.com

So, I guess the story is if you used 1800-flowers, FTD or pro-flowers, your order most likely will not go through.

They WILL go through with this link: Fight for Justice 10/1/15 Flower Campaign immigration voice jeh johnson homeland security flowers Delivery Arlington VA - Twin Towers Florist (http://www.twintowersflorist.com/arlington-florist/fight-for-justice-10/1/15-flower-campaign-immigration-voice-jeh-johnson-homeland-security-flowers-376396c.asp?topnav=LeftNav)

hopingForFreedom
09-30-2015, 03:45 PM
I have made two orders, one was through Proflowers that got cancelled yesterday. Another order was through FTD and I just called their customer service to confirm the delivery - they claim to be on track for delivery on Oct 1. I will also order from the local florists link in previous posts.

GCSeeker_1
09-30-2015, 03:49 PM
Sent Flowers by using the link provided by Moderator1. Confirmation # 53852.

Thanks IV for everything you do.

Cheers!

hil3182
09-30-2015, 03:53 PM
We have pushed out an updated newsletter: UPDATE: #FlowerCampaign - Confirmed Links (http://newsletters.getresponse.com/archive/ivnewsletter/UPDATE-FlowerCampaign-Confirmed-Links-227462205.html)

Many people have taken days off to work on this - not me :D.

gchungry
09-30-2015, 04:07 PM
Sent Flowers by using the link provided by Moderator1. Confirmation # 53852.

Thanks IV for everything you do.

Cheers!

Ordered flowers from Local Florist.
Order Confirmation: 54142 Date of Delivery :: Oct-01. Delivery Instruction : Kindly deliver at 2:30PM

sep2011gc
09-30-2015, 04:12 PM
Ordered flowers from Arlington Florists - Flowers in Arlington VA - Twin Towers Florist (http://www.twintowersflorist.com/)
Order Confirmation: 54177

Tarang
09-30-2015, 04:19 PM
New order from twin towers florist placed..trying to contact from you flowers to change delivery time to 2-2.30pm

ajaybhardwaj228
09-30-2015, 04:19 PM
I didn't get cancellation from pro flowers but still sent 3 orders from Twin towers and also asked other friends to do the same so probably close to 10 order sent

pandhi
09-30-2015, 04:22 PM
CNN reporter is looking forward to talk to affect people related to visagate2015
https://twitter.com/MbasuCNN/status/649312822346784768

sbindval
09-30-2015, 04:22 PM
Florists Need telephone number for jeh Johnson. Can't deliver without calling the recipient in a government building

hil3182
09-30-2015, 04:27 PM
Florists Need telephone number for jeh Johnson. Can't deliver without calling the recipient in a government building

Use any one of these vendors: UPDATE: #FlowerCampaign - Confirmed Links (http://newsletters.getresponse.com/archive/ivnewsletter/UPDATE-FlowerCampaign-Confirmed-Links-227462205.html)

More specifically, this vendor went out of their way to accommodate us. They know whats going on and will do the right thing tomorrow: Fight for Justice 10/1/15 Flower Campaign immigration voice jeh johnson homeland security flowers Delivery Arlington VA - Twin Towers Florist (http://www.twintowersflorist.com/arlington-florist/fight-for-justice-10/1/15-flower-campaign-immigration-voice-jeh-johnson-homeland-security-flowers-376396c.asp)

raj131982
09-30-2015, 04:34 PM
Meanwhile I just got a confirmation from FTD that my order has been shipped and allotted a UPS tracking#.

sanarchie
09-30-2015, 04:40 PM
Since the Proflowers order got cancelled. I have ordered the flowers through the newest advised link TwinTower Florist.
Order Confirmation: 54495

apurva2
09-30-2015, 04:51 PM
I had originally placed 2 orders thro pro flowers, one from me one fro my wife. I got a cancellation email for 1 yesterday but I'm pretty sure both are getting cancelled. So I placed 2 new orders this afternoon - 1 with Palace Florists and 1 with FTD and just now after reading the newsletter placed one more order with Twin Tower. They are definitely getting some flowers from me!

swapna8015
09-30-2015, 04:56 PM
Congresswoman Katherine Clark FB wall allows visitors to post https://www.facebook.com/CongresswomanClark

can we post here? I did below

Mam Katherine Clark, I want to bring your attention to ‪#‎VisaGate2015‬ Could you please escalate to White House and help us. You can read more here at
Immigrants Say About-Face on Visas Costs Them Millions - ABC News (http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/immigrants-face-visas-costs-millions-34155859)

hil3182
09-30-2015, 04:57 PM
Congresswoman Katherine Clark FB wall allows visitors to post https://www.facebook.com/CongresswomanClark

can we post here? I did below

Mam Katherine Clark, I want to bring your attention to ‪#‎VisaGate2015‬ Could you please escalate to White House and help us. You can read more here at
Immigrants Say About-Face on Visas Costs Them Millions - ABC News (http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/immigrants-face-visas-costs-millions-34155859)

Absolutely. Get the word out.

moon_walker333
09-30-2015, 04:58 PM
Placed order with Twin Towers Florist. Order Confirmation: 54642

For me also they changed the zip code to 20016.

swapna8015
09-30-2015, 05:01 PM
Can admin please post this to FB/Tweeter so more have visibility for attention on https://www.facebook.com/CongresswomanClark

swapna8015
09-30-2015, 05:04 PM
with a note for comments being delicacy on wall post for CongressWoman

your_kanth
09-30-2015, 05:06 PM
my two orders with 800-Flowers.com has already been shipped and i placed another order now Twin Towers Florist. ORD # 54698.

bnaik
09-30-2015, 05:12 PM
Twin Flower Florists: Order confirmation # 54754

longwait4gc
09-30-2015, 05:13 PM
Placed one more through TwinTower.

Friends,
If you know of any one who sent through proflowers reach out to them and ask them to reorder using twintowersflorist.

Link: Fight for Justice 10/1/15 Flower Campaign immigration voice jeh johnson homeland security flowers Delivery Arlington VA - Twin Towers Florist (http://www.twintowersflorist.com/arlington-florist/fight-for-justice-10/1/15-flower-campaign-immigration-voice-jeh-johnson-homeland-security-flowers-376396c.asp)

drgadde
09-30-2015, 05:21 PM
just placed my flower order - order number 54759

aupadh
09-30-2015, 05:30 PM
Order Confirmation: 54907

naren333reddy
09-30-2015, 05:32 PM
sent order confirmation: 54914

hil3182
09-30-2015, 05:32 PM
Placed one more through TwinTower.

Friends,
If you know of any one who sent through proflowers reach out to them and ask them to reorder using twintowersflorist.

Link: Fight for Justice 10/1/15 Flower Campaign immigration voice jeh johnson homeland security flowers Delivery Arlington VA - Twin Towers Florist (http://www.twintowersflorist.com/arlington-florist/fight-for-justice-10/1/15-flower-campaign-immigration-voice-jeh-johnson-homeland-security-flowers-376396c.asp)

If you haven't ordered already or have the money to order more, please get your order in sooner rather than later. It is only going to get harder to find inventory.

pman123
09-30-2015, 05:53 PM
done, Order Confirmation: 55106

thakkar_snehal
09-30-2015, 06:04 PM
Order confirmation: 55159

bibliophile2020
09-30-2015, 06:04 PM
Done,,,, order# 55096

anukulgoel
09-30-2015, 06:05 PM
FTD delivered. Sent another using the link.

Waiting on florists.com to confirm

Karthik730
09-30-2015, 06:29 PM
Done. Order no: 54959

javid.alimohideen
09-30-2015, 06:38 PM
Done. Order # 55431

swapna8015
09-30-2015, 06:46 PM
Sent via SendFlowers
order # 85473055 UPS tracking # 1Z6X99X4P297207841
Order # 85473043 UPS Tracking# 1Z6X99X4P298858780
Order# 85473051 UPS Tracking # 1Z6X99X49295908561

sm_dev
09-30-2015, 06:47 PM
Ordered another one. Confirmation Number : 55482

kiran_pathuri
09-30-2015, 06:51 PM
Ordered one more from twin tower florist.

Order Confirmation: 55531