US: Green Card Lottery starts Thursday, Russians eligible

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Starting at noon EDT, 08 October 2008, citizens from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States will have a chance to receive a permanent residence visa through the 2010 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2010), otherwise know as the Green Card Lottery. As is the case every fiscal year, 55,000 Diversity Visas will be made available.

If you wish to enter the Green Card Lottery and would like the professional service of a United States qualified lawyer to help you with your application, can assist you for only a nominal fee. See our 2010 Diversity Visa page for more details.

Thousands of people from countries all over the world, whether it be Nigeria or Australia, have gained the right to live and work in the United States permanently through the Diversity Visa program. Of particular note, citizens of Russia are eligible this year to apply for the Green Card Lottery.

Checking your eligibility under the 2010 Diversity Visa program is quick and easy. If you are eligible and would like to help you with your application, fill out our Green Card Lottery form which follows the eligibility form, send in your payment, and we will contact you and begin processing your application.

The Green Card Lottery for this year (the DV-2010 Lottery) will remain open until 01 December 2008. Once it is completed, winners will be notified by mail (NEVER by email!) between May and July of 2009 by the United States Department of State. Those not selected will not be notified.

The United States government specifically recommends that people should not wait until the last days to submit their applications. Millions of people are often trying at the last minute, which can overwhelm the electronic submission servers. This may result in an entry not being accepted before the deadlineends.

For many people, there is no easier way to begin your dreams in America than through the Green Card Lottery. Apply now and get started early!