Diversity Visa Lottery Registration

Oct. 8 - The DV-2012 Diversity Visa lottery program registration period opened on Oct. 5. Under this program, up to 55,000 Diversity Visas are available each fiscal year to persons from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. Entries for the lottery must be submitted electronically prior to noon on Nov. 3, Eastern Daylight Time (GMT-4), but applicants are strongly encouraged not to wait until the last week of the registration period to enter. [Press Release]