DV Lottery for Somalia Applicants.
6:11 AM 02/26/2017
DV-2019 visa lottery program will accept entries from Somalia born people even if they are living abroad. But those applicant's meet the education/work experience as per the American Diversity Visa Lottery Program's Instructions. Unmarried person must enter as single person through the application form. Married person must enter as married person and she/he should include her/his spouse and all the eligible children who are unmarried and under the age of 21. Children who are LPR or citizenship holder in the USA are not to be included in the visa lottery application form. Each of the applicant and their dependants should upload a new DV Lottery photo file along with their details in the application form.
Special notice to Somalia American visa lottery participants.
Latest News: New American Presidents E.O targets Somalia people too. So if you are applying for any visa including visas under the DV Lottery program must contact the U.S Embassy Staff to verify this issue. Also read their website and understand it. Some wrong actions can lead to visa refusal and losing your visa processing money.
Read more here. cnn.com
Currently U.S Courts have refused to accept the E.O and had asked the DHS to allow people in to the USA without any decimation. Anyhow fist contact your local US Embassy and get more information, if you are going to attend any U.S Immigration visa interview in the near future.
Somalia winners educational or work experiences can't be verified by the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa. Without such verification, it may not be possible to process such cases to completion.
Educational requirements are determined by the U.S. immigration law, and are not determined by the Embassy in Addis Ababa.