Cameroon and Liberia lead selectees for not too long ago???s green card lottery

Africa yet again had the greatest numbers of winners for that calendar year 2013 green card lottery ('DV-2015') with 57,635. This represents a stunning 47% with the overall numbers. Cameroon and Liberia tied with the greatest quantities of winners each at 5,000. In all, 182 countries were eligible for that lottery.
The remaining top 20 countries in order from the greatest variety of selectees were Iran (4,992), Nepal (4,991), Egypt (4,988), Ethiopia (4,988), the Democratic Republic from the Congo (4,943), Ukraine (4,679), Uzbekistan (4,368), Russia (4,103), Turkey (3,688), Kenya (3,534), Sudan (3,484), Ghana (3,381), Algeria (3,076), Albania (2,946), Morocco (2,844), Moldova (2,809), Guinea (2,314), Sierra Leone (2,182), and Cambodia (2,079).
The European region were only available in second with exactly 40,000 selectees. Ukraine led Europe, then Uzbekistan and Russia. Asia; South America, Central America, along with the Caribbean (which can be lumped together within the Diversity Visa Program); and Oceania (the Pacific region) were only available in last with 18,605, 3,999, and 3,499 winners respectively. In North America, just the Bahamas is represented. The Bahamas had 14 winners.
This year there are no winners from six countries: Brunei, Luxembourg, North Korea, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, and Vatican City. Countries that admitted 50 plus,000 individuals the United States inside the last a few years were ineligible for that 2013 lottery. This included the subsequent countries (and islands): Anguilla, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (Mainland Born), Columbia, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Great Britain, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Montserrat, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn, South Korea, St. website Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland), and Vietnam.
Applicants eagerly await the opening from the 2014 lottery in October. Unfortunately, abdominal muscles survival on the annual Diversity Visa Program may depend upon immigration reform failing to pass. This is because the full program was eviscerated in Senate Bill S.744 as part from the proposed immigration reform package.
The nice thing about it is if what the law states does finally pass, it will not go into effect until January 2017. If so, the green card lottery may very well be good for your next several years.

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