Category: US Visa Lottery

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Green Card Lottery Winners for 2024 Are Out

The U.S. Department of State has announced the winners of the 2024 Diversity Visa lottery.  Out of the millions who entered last year’s lottery, 55,000 applicants have been selected to apply for permanent resident status. The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program provides foreign nationals from countries that typically do not send many immigrants to the United…
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Massive Fraud Detected In H-1B Lottery System

US immigration officials have discovered massive fraud behind the rise in H-1B applications for the fiscal year 2024. According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), some companies committed fraud to artificially increase their chances of winning the visa for their skilled foreign workers. USCIS issues H-1B visas on the basis of a lottery…
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US Visitor Visa: Processing Delays

Lengthy visa processing times are stopping millions of travellers from travelling to the United States. The delays vary hugely between countries. Getting the green light to enter the US can take anywhere from three days to three years, depending on the applicant’s local embassy or consulate. The US visitor visa is for travellers who want…
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US To Open Diversity Visa Lottery 2024

The US State Department will begin accepting online registrations for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery starting Wednesday, 05 October 2022 at noon EDT. Foreign nationals who wish to enter the lottery have until 08 November 2022 at noon EST to file online. The DV lottery program will make up to 55,000…
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US Green Card Validity Extended For 24 Months

The validity of Permanent Resident Cards, known as Green Cards, has been extended to 24 months for lawful permanent residents who file Form I-90, application to replace Permanent Residence Card. On September 28, 2022, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that certain Permanent Resident Cards, also known as Green Card, would automatically be valid…
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