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

Africa again had the biggest numbers of winners for that calendar year 2013 green card lottery ('DV-2015') with 57,635. This represents an impressive 47% from the overall numbers. Cameroon and Liberia tied to the greatest varieties of winners each at 5,000. In all, 182 countries were eligible to the lottery.
The remaining top 20 countries in order in 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 entered second with exactly 40,000 selectees. Ukraine led Europe, then Uzbekistan and Russia. Asia; South America, Central America, and also the Caribbean (which can be lumped together inside 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 was no winners from six countries: Brunei, Luxembourg, North Korea, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, and Vatican City. Countries that admitted 50 plus,000 visitors to the United States inside the last several years were ineligible for your 2013 lottery. This included this countries (and islands): Anguilla, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, check here 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. Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland), and Vietnam.
Applicants eagerly await the opening in the 2014 lottery in October. Unfortunately, abdominal muscles survival in the annual Diversity Visa Program may rely on immigration reform failing to pass. This is because the complete program was eviscerated in Senate Bill S.744 as part with the proposed immigration reform package.
The very good news is if regulations does finally pass, may well go into effect until January 2017. If so, the green card lottery may very well be good to the next four years.

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