2012 Diversity Visa Lottery Program

News Release from Jewell & Associates, PC – September 23, 2010

The U.S. Department of State has just announced the next annual lottery for U.S. green cards. The registration period for the upcoming lottery, called the 2012 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery, will open on October 5, 2010. Entries for the lottery must be submitted electronically between noon on October 5, 2010 and noon on November 3, 2010, Eastern Time.  Eligibility requirements and entry instructions are on the U.S. Department of State’s DV lottery web site, http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/types/types_1322.html.

The congressionally mandated Diversity Immigrant Visa Program is administered annually by the Department of State and makes up to 55,000 Diversity Visas (DV) available each fiscal year to persons from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States.

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