According to the article published on Forbes, immigration attorney Andy Semotiuk speculates that 2020 Diversity Green Card Lottery Program might be the last chance for applicants from eligible countries to apply. Ever since President Trump’s election, the Trump administration has been wanting to cancel the green card lottery program.
Application dates: October 3rd, 2018 to November 6th, 2018
Apply at the official site: http://dvlottery.state.gov
Which countries are not eligible?
Natives of the following countries are not eligible:
Bangladesh, China (mainland-born), India, Pakistan, South Korea, Philippines, Vietnam, Nigeria, Great Britain (United Kingdom), Canada, Great Britain (United Kingdom) includes the following dependent areas: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, St. Helena, and Turks and Caicos Islands Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, and Peru.
Are Afghans eligible to apply?
Yes, persons who are natives of Afghanistan are eligible to apply.
Is the Green Card lottery program free to apply? Does it cost money?
The program is free to apply. There are no application or processing fees. Please be aware of scams asking applicants for money to win or apply for the diversity visa program. There are some legitimate visa consultant companies that provide professional services with application paperwork, so make sure the company is trustworthy and legitimate before paying any money.
For more detailed information, read the original article on Forbes: Last Chance for The Diversity Green Card Lottery Program