There’s still a green card lottery! Despite them controversy, travels bans”, blocked borders… the famous lottery to win a U.S. “green card” is still available this year, with registration open from October 5th (12:00 PM EST) through November 8, 2022 (12:00 PM EST).
Every year more than 14 million people around the world try their luck in the lottery to try to win one of the 55,000 “Green Cards” on offer. This green card allows you to live and work in the United States legally and permanently. In other words, it is the easiest way to immigrate to the United States.
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LThe principle of this lottery is simple and free (beware of sites that want to pay you). Just connect to the official website, which is now at this new address: www.dvprogram.state.gov and fill out the online form, which is very simple. Note: The page is only updated between the above dates (neither before nor after).
Applications submitted this year 2022 are for green cards issued in 2024 (hence their name “DV-2024”). The results will be available online from 6th May 2023 and the visa release date is not released yet but it should be in the month of September 2024.
The following countries are excluded from the lottery because they had more than 50,000 immigrants to the United States in the past 5 years: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada“China and Hong Kong”, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, HaitiHonduras, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom and its dependencies (except Northern Ireland), Venezuela and Vietnam.
During the summer 2020 results, for example, 272 French, 32 Belgian, 48 Swiss and 1 (only) Monaco won it. Africans had a much larger quota, for example: 6,001 Algerians, 830 Beninese, 3,686 Cameroonians, 191 Chadians, 10 Comorians, 4,503 Congolese (Republic), 737 Ivorians, 65 Gabonese, 23 Malagasy, 842 Moors 103 Moroccans, 167 Senegalese , 1118 Tozans, 173 Tunisians, etc… (these are for all continents)!
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