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Immigrating to the United States of America.

Probably the most sought after country as people think this is where the money and opportunities are. Direct immigration to USA for independent categories is a dream only. For family class applicants sponsored by relatives the wait can even be as much as ten years. The immigrant visa for United States of America is called the 'Green Card' and it entitles the holders to similar benefits as its citizens other than voting rights. The United States has a Diversity Visa (DVs) program which is referred commonly as the Green Card Lottery. Applications are accepted on-line from citizens of countries that have low rates of immigration to the United States. The winners are selected randomly by computer. A maximum of 55,000 visas are offered in the program every year. There is no cost to register for the DV program. As Individuals are not allowed to apply for their own H1B visa. It is necessary for H1B visa seekers to first find a job with an employer in the US, who will then sponsor the applicant for an H1B visa. There are several firms that advertise on the Internet and specialize in helping applicants complete this procedure after applicants have found jobs and employers willing to sponsor them. In some cases employers may pay the fee of these consultants once they hire an employee.

United States Visa Lottery - 2020

Each year, the Diversity Lottery (DV) Program makes about 55,000 immigrant visas available through a lottery to people who come from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. Processing DV-2020 visa lottery cases starting on October 1, 2019 till September 30, 2020. Instructions for the DV-2020 Visa Lottery Program are available on the website of the State Department. Online registration period for the DV-2020 Program will last from noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Wednesday, October 3, 2018, and noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5), Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Applicants have to submit entries for the DV-2020 program electronically at https://www.dvlottery.state.gov/ There is no cost to register for the DV Program There are a lot of scams involved based on promises of securing such visa for applicants. Readers should check the US government website for updates and changes and not be taken in by unscrupulous agents posing as immigration consultants. Generally If more than 50,000 natives of a country immigrated to the United States in the previous five years, then natives of these countries are not eligible to apply under this visa program: Citizens of the countries listed below are not elligible for the 2020 Diversity Visa: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (mainland-born), Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom and its dependent territories (except Northern Ireland), and Vietnam. Indian citizens should note that they are ineligible, hence are not able to take advantage of this visa lottery for 2020 and they should be aware that no one can get them a visa under this visa lottery, despite what claims they make.
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Countries accepting immigrants

Immigrating to the United

States of America.

Probably the most sought after country as people think this is where the money and opportunities are. Direct immigration to USA for independent categories is a dream only. For family class applicants sponsored by relatives the wait can even be as much as ten years. The immigrant visa for United States of America is called the 'Green Card' and it entitles the holders to similar benefits as its citizens other than voting rights. The United States has a Diversity Visa program which is referred commonly as the Green Card Lottery. Applications are accepted on-line from citizens of countries that have low rates of immigration to the United States. The winners are selected randomly by computer. A maximum of 55,000 visas are offered in the program every year. For Fiscal Year 2017, 50,000 Diversity Visas (DVs) will be available. There is no cost to register for the DV program. As Individuals are not allowed to apply for their own H1B visa. It is necessary for H1B visa seekers to first find a job with an employer in the US, who will then sponsor the applicant for an H1B visa. There are several firms that advertise on the Internet and specialize in helping applicants complete this procedure after applicants have found jobs and employers willing to sponsor them. In some cases employers may pay the fee of these consultants once they hire an employee.

United States Visa Lottery - 2020

Each year, the Diversity Lottery (DV) Program makes about 55,000 immigrant visas available through a lottery to people who come from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. Processing DV-2020 visa lottery cases starting on October 1, 2019 till September 30, 2020. Instructions for the DV-2020 Visa Lottery Program are available on the website of the State Department. Online registration period for the DV-2020 Program will last from noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Wednesday, October 3, 2018, and noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5), Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Applicants have to submit entries for the DV-2020 program electronically at https://www.dvlottery.state.gov/ There is no cost to register for the DV Program There are a lot of scams involved based on promises of securing such visa for applicants. Readers should check the US government website for updates and changes and not be taken in by unscrupulous agents posing as immigration consultants. Generally If more than 50,000 natives of a country immigrated to the United States in the previous five years, then natives of these countries are not eligible to apply under this visa program: Citizens of the countries listed below are not elligible for the 2020 Diversity Visa: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (mainland-born), Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom and its dependent territories (except Northern Ireland), and Vietnam. Indian citizens should note that they are ineligible, hence are not able to take advantage of this visa lottery for 2020 and they should be aware that no one can get them a visa under this visa lottery, despite what claims they make.
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Disclaimer: Information provided is for general knowledge only and should not be deemed to be professional advice. For professional advice kindly consult a professional accountant, immigration advisor or the Indian consulate. Rules and regulations do change from time to time. Please note that in case of any variation between what has been stated on this website and the relevant Act, Rules, Regulations, Policy Statements etc. the latter shall prevail. © Copyright 2006 Nriinformation.com