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In the USA, the dates for the start of the new green card draw have not yet been announced.

It was expected that the application for participation in the lottery Green Card-2020 it will be possible to submit 2018 in early October, but the State Department has not yet announced the exact starting date for filing applications.


However, US President Donald Trump has repeatedly stated that he wants to cancel the drawing of green cards. In particular, after terrorist attack in new york who arranged arrived in the US on lottery in 2010 Green Card Uzbek Saifullo Saipov, Trump demanded from Congress to immediately cancel the draws. However, after that no legislative changes were made, and the lottery in 2018 took place. Online registration for the lottery Green Card 2019 (DV 2019) 3 began on October 2017 of the year, but ten days after the start of receiving applications it became known that “for technical reasons” the process had to be stopped, and previously submitted applications were canceled..

Then, in July 2018, Trump reiterated that Congress should fix “the world's stupidest and worst immigration laws” and called on voters to “vote Republican” in the November midterm elections.

“We need to get rid of the [immigration] lottery, catch and release, and so on, and finally move on to a merit-based immigration system! We need wonderful people to come to our country! ”, - then Trump wrote on twitter.

Lottery participants Green Card-2018 since 15 May started checking results, and they have time before September 20 2018. All about this way of immigration to the USA as well as that what to do if you receive a message about winning, ForumDaily told before.

Green card - one way to immigrate in the US, accessible to almost everyone.

Registration takes place only on one official lottery site - The registration process is absolutely free, and a person can fill in an application with minimal knowledge of the language.

If you are worried that you can not cope with the filling, read through beforehand. step by step instructionsand material as possible to fix mistakes if you have already applied.

Apply better personally, without intermediaries.

There are several reasons for this:

  1. You will pay $ 30-150 for what you can do yourself.
  2. Intermediaries and any other persons do not affect the lottery results. The choice of winners is determined by the computer.
  3. The mediator may apply next year without your knowledge, and if you do the same, you will be disqualified, because you can apply once a year.
  4. If you applied through intermediaries, they can provide your mailing address and, in case of a win, demand additional money for the result information.

If you still have a lot of questions - read our material in which are described The most common questions about applying for a green card lottery.

If you are lucky and you win, as part of the necessary formalities you need to go medical check and interview - read in the article how not to spoil everything.

Upon arrival in the US, everyone needs to make a few basic documents: arrange bank cards, social security number and US ID.

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How is life after winning a green card

How to get a visa for talented people and move to the USA

Five typical reasons for rejecting an application for naturalization

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