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Diversity Visa Lottery


November 22, 2016 | Posted by Business Immigration Group | Permalink
Immigration changes are widely expected to be a key focal point in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration. Although we do not yet have details on how specific policies and programs will be affected, below is a summary of some potential implications of the election on business immigration. read more
September 20, 2012 | Posted by Business Immigration Group | Permalink
The Department of State recently announced the opening of the registration period for the DV-2014 Diversity Visa lottery. This year, the Diversity Visa lottery allows a maximum of 50,000 "diversity immigrants" to obtain permanent residence in the United States if they are from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. Entries for the DV-2014 Diversity Visa lottery must be submitted electronically between noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Tuesday, October 2, 2012, and noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Saturday, November 3, 2012. Applicants may access the electronic Diversity Visa entry form (E-DV) at http://www.dvlottery.state.gov during the registration period. Paper entries will not be accepted. read more
October 5, 2010 | Posted by Business Immigration | Permalink

H-1B Numbers Are Still Available

As of September 24, 2010, 39,600 of the 65,000 H-1B numbers have been used from the “regular” H-1B cap, while 14,400 of the 20,000 H-1B numbers allotted for the U.S. Master’s degree (or higher) category have been used.

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