The US Green Card Lottery Program, also known as DV Lottery program. It is a chance for people from all over the world to become permanent legal residents of the United States of America. this means that they can live, work and study in the United States as any other US resident. The program grants 50,000 ‘Green Cards’ EACH YEAR to potential immigrants who apply.Computer is generating random lottery winners automatically.
How it works?
This program is an official State Department program. It grants ‘Green Cards’ to people who meet the simple, but strict, eligibility requirements. Diversity Visas are by a computer-generating random lottery drawing.
The U.S. government makes available 50,000 permanent residence visas each year for the program. In order to be eligible for the program, individuals worldwide must fulfill the two basic entry requirements. In order for the draw to be as fair as possible. They are distributing visas among six geographic regions with a greater number of visas going to regions with lower rates of immigration. Furthermore, no visas they are granting to natives of countries from which more than 50,000 natives immigrating to the U.S. This is considered checking on the the past five years. Within each region, natives of no one country can receive above seven percent of the total available Diversity Visas in any one year.
What is green card and what it can do to applicant?
A Green Card is a permanent residence visa that allows a person to legally LIVE, WORK AND STUDY permanently in the United States. It also allows that person to enter and leave the country freely, as any other United States citizen. In fact, Green Card holders can even work in any government, public and private job that is available. In most cases, a permanent residence visa is good for life. Green Card holders are also eligible to receive health, education, retirement, taxation, social security and other social benefits. It is important to note that the Green Card DOES NOT affect your current citizenship and it is possible to hold a Green Card along with other citizenship documents of your home country. After receiving a Green Card, its holder can apply for United States Citizenship.