The program, designed to bring greater racial and ethnic diversity to the United States, offers permanent residency visas to citizens who apply. Persons seeking.
If the selected applicant is already in the United States, she/he may apply for adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident provided she/he is eligible to. The State Department is now accepting online registrations for the Diversity Visa (DV) Program. The registration period will close on Monday. The Yearbook of Immigration Statistics data on foreign nationals who were granted lawful permanent residence, were admitted into the US on a temporary.
The lottery aims to diversify the immigrant population in the United States, by selecting applicants mostly from countries with low numbers of immigrants to the. Critics view the program, also known as the green-card lottery, as one that brings in immigrants with low levels of skills and education. But the data show a. Having a Green Card (officially known as a Permanent Resident Card (PDF, MB) allows you to live and work permanently in the United States.