Tag Archives: DV

New Green Card Lottery (DV-2016) Begins

The U.S. government will be accepting applications from October 1, 2014 until November 3, 2014 for the current green card lottery. If the applicant is selected, he would qualify for a green card without having to obtain a PERM labor certification filed by his employer or needing a petition approval based on a filing by […]

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DV-2014 Ends Sadly for Some

For the first time in many years, some people who were actually chosen for the lottery were not able to complete their green card applications because their priority dates were relatively high and their turns were not reached. This reflects the increased interest in the DV lottery program. The government has announced that no refunds […]

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DV lottery and same-sex marriage

Q: I was selected for the 2013 diversity visa lottery, but I have not applied for my spouse yet because I’m not sure whether I can bring in my same-sex spouse as a derivative. Can my spouse immigrate to the United States with me under the diversity lottery, even though we got married after I […]

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DV-2014 Program online registration was closed on November 3, 2012 at 12 noon

Online registration for the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2014) will begin on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and conclude on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4). The Department of State recommends that, after the entry period opens October 2, applicants apply early […]

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