Legal Alert: 2013 Diversity "Green Card Lottery"
2013 Diversity “Green Card Lottery”
by Rebecca A. Winterscheidt
Once again the Department of State is conducting the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (Green Card Lottery) pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. Under this law, visas are made available to persons from countries with historically low U.S. immigration rates. For this specific Green Card Lottery, 50,000 diversity visas will be available.