DV Lottery. New Changes.
8:15 AM 04/19/2017
DV-2019 will be the next coming American visa draw and it will accept entries through the online application forms in this year 2017, if the American Government wants to continue with their diversity visa program. Until now we didn't found any information regarding this next expected American Green card draw. So you have to wait to get the commencing and closing dates of this draw along and the eligible country list.
Last submitted immigration reform didn't affected the DV program in the year 2016, as lot of people expected that the visa draw is going to be scraped. As per millions of peoples' expectations it had accepted entries for the entry permit draw from eligible people. Now people have to wait to participate in the next coming American visa lottery program that will be called as DV-2019 draw. So far there is no announcement about the new changes for this draw.
DV-2019 New Changes.
We are waiting for the latest announcement on the coming draw.
DV-2018 American Visa Lottery Program.
According to State Department in the visa Bulletin page, the DV-2018 had accepted entries from eligible people in the year 2016. In this year 2017, all the participants can check their selection results in the official website. Nigeria and the Bangladesh born people were found to be ineligible (NOT eligible) and are NOT permitted to participate in the 2016 draw. Mean while Ecuador had been placed in the eligible country list for the DV-2018 visa lottery program. So for this dv2018 program people born in Ecuador and who meets the education/work experience were allowed to participate in the draw, during the entry submission period.
This is the only change in the eligible country list.
Another Strict Announcement. (New Change)
DV-2018 visa lottery applicants are requested to use new photos only. Photos that were used in the DV-2017 visa lottery program can't be used in the current draw. If old photos were uploaded with the entry form, they will be disqualified or rejected from the draw later. Photos must be taken within 6 months on the application form submission date. They must meet the laid requirements for to be quality photo file.
Find all the answers for your questions in the DV-2018 visa lottery Instructions.
Regularly visit this web page for more information on the next visa lottery.