Accepting applications for participation in the lottery green card 2020 will begin on 3 October 2018

Although many doubted that Diversity Green Card Lottery 2020 is to be the official posts about when will start to accept applications. According to the website Travel.State.Gov you will be able to apply online from 12.00 noon (EDT) October 3, 12.00 (EST), November 6.

In the financial year 2020 will be available for 50 thousand green cards. Authorities are reminded that to send the application is completely free.

This time NOT allowed to participate with the citizens of countries of which for the last 5 years immigrated to the United States more than 50 thousand people. Among them: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, UK (except Northern Ireland), Vietnam. The rule does not apply to those born in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

The main conditions for participation in the lottery:

  • The country from which you apply, must be qualified for DV

If you were born in state not allowed to participate:

  • You can apply from your country of origin/th spouse — provided that you get the visa and enter the U.S. simultaneously
  • You can apply from the country of origin of your parents provided that at the time of your birth they lived and were not citizens of the state are not allowed to participate
  • You must comply with the requirements for education or work experience: graduate from high school (or its equivalent) or have 2 years of experience, requiring professional and technical training, within the last 5 years

NB! Remember to submit only one application. If the forms are duplicated, you disqualifiziert.

After you submit your online application (E-DV Entry Form or DS-5501), the screen will display a confirmation with your name and a unique number. It must be printed out or somewhere to store. From 7 may 2019, with the numbers, you’ll be able to check the results of the drawing. This is the only official way to learn about the results of the lottery.

Since assuming the position of President Donald trump has repeatedly stated his desire to close the lottery green card. Perhaps DV Lottery 2020 is your last chance to participate.

The administration trump will limit the issuance of green cards to those who receive social assistance

On Saturday, September 22, the administration trump made an official statement: legal immigrants use social assistance — such as foodstamp or housing program Section 8 — can be denied a green card.

Now States can reject the application for a visa or Green Card without the chance to correct the error

Immigration lawyers call this change «another stone in the invisible wall of trump». According to experts, the administration complicated, as far as possible, legal immigration.