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US Diversity Visa Lottery Record

US Diversity Visa Lottery Record

US Diversity Visa Lottery Applicants Remained Near Record in 2017 Over 22.4 million people in 2017 applied to the U.S visa program offering up to 50,00 green cards – which grant lawful permanent residence – through a lottery system each year, according to an analysis of U.S State Department data...
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USA are most positive to Immigrant Citizens

USA are most positive to Immigrant Citizens

Global Study finds three-quarters of people in the US and Canada view immigrants that are citizens as being “real” residents, which was the most positive response in the 27-country survey. The United States may be going through a travel ban, inhumane treatment of children along the Mexican border, and divisive...
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The difference between Green Cards and Visas

The difference between Green Cards and Visas

Working and living in the United States has many benefits. However, getting to the country can be confusing when you start thinking about Green Cards and visas. The first step is knowing the difference between Green Cards and visas. Once you do, it becomes much easier to apply for the...
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USA Business Visa

USA Business Visa

B1 Visa: The Non-Immigration USA Business Visa for the United States Those who intend to travel to the US for a short-term business reason apply for a USA business visa. It is not necessary to apply for a business visa Under the Visa Waiver Program, making it a more suitable...
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United States Citizenship

United States Citizenship

A dream come true on the Fourth of July in the United States More than 100 new citizens of the United States of America took the Oath of United States Citizenship at a Fourth of July festival in North Carolina, from a total of over 15,000 across the country. The...
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Trump has tried to terminate the Green Card Lottery

Trump has tried to terminate the Green Card Lottery

UPDATE: February 2021 We all know Donald Trump was a president who was against any form of immigration, so immigrants from all over good look forward to President Joe Biden taking office. Joe Biden is pro-immigration and a believer in the Diversity Visa Program. You might find it interesting to...
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Work Permit in the United States – Who Qualifies for one?

Work Permit in the United States – Who Qualifies for one?

A Work Permit is a must have if you want to work in the United States If you’re a foreign-born citizen who wants to work in the United States, you must apply for a work permit. While not every immigrant has to apply for a separate work permit, all need...
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What it Takes to Become an American Citizen (and who succeeds)

What it Takes to Become an American Citizen (and who succeeds)

Every year, thousands of people become American citizen across the United States. The country takes in a large number of migrants every year who come looking for better work and education opportunities. The USA is surprisingly flexible with its immigration schemes, as shown by its Diversity Visa Lottery program. But,...
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Travel ban doesn’t affect Green Card Holders

Travel ban doesn’t affect Green Card Holders

President Trump's second travel ban doesn't affect Green Card Holders or the Green Card Lottery (Diversity Visa Program) Besides that Theodore Chuang is the second federal judge to stop President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban from taking effect. Chuang issued an injunction after hearing arguments in a case in which...
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Merit Based Immigration System

Merit Based Immigration System

Donald Trump proposed the United States adopt a Merit Based Immigration System, similar to countries like Australia and Canada. In a Merit Based Immigration System, points are awarded to aspiring New Immigrants for various skills. For example, in Australia and Canada, points are awarded for higher education; those with the...
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The Joint Session of Congress

The Joint Session of Congress

Trump’s first address to joint session of Congress The president made his case for tougher trade deals, replacing Obamacare, stronger border enforcement and other steps in his prime time speech. WASHINGTON — Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress is be part of an annual rite of modern...
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Happy Fourth of July (Independence Day)

Happy Fourth of July (Independence Day)

Independence Day is one of the most celebrated national holidays in the USA. It encompasses America’s love of freedom and its desire to look to the future. To understand why this holiday is so important to both native and immigrant Americans, let’s look at its history and the way it’s...
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US Work Visa and US Work Permit USA

US Work Visa and US Work Permit USA

What’s the Difference Between A US Work Visa and US Work Permit? As a migrant, you need permission from the relevant authorities if you want to work in another country. For working in America, your options are a work visa or a work permit. Some people use the terms interchangeably,...
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How Good is the Social Security System in the USA?

How Good is the Social Security System in the USA?

The Social Security System in the United States refers to the country’s welfare program. As with other countries, America funds the program through income taxes, which people pay in relation to their Social Security number. Considering it’s the richest country in the world, how good is Social Security in the...
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American Visa Application

American Visa Application

If you plan to visit the USA for any reason, you’ll need a visa. There are different types of American Visas depending on the purpose of your trip, but they essentially count as immigrant or non-immigrant visas. Before you start on your American Visa Application, you’ll need to know which...
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