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2019 US Diversity Visa ‘Green Card’ Lottery Result Now Available Online

WVNTR – The United States Department of State has released the 2019 diversity visa lottery result on its database online. Entries submitted during October 3-10 are not valid and have been excluded from the system; they did not count as a duplicate entry. A new full entry period began at noon, Eastern Daylight Time on […]

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Citizenship Agency Stops Calling US ‘Nation of Immigrants’

FILE – A newly naturalized U.S. citizen leaves a swearing in ceremony in Los Angeles, U.S., July 18, 2017. WVN – (VOA) – The U.S. agency that handles residency and citizenship applications this week stopped referring to the United States as a “nation of immigrants” in its mission statement, a change that prompted raised eyebrows […]

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Department of Justice Files Complaint to Denaturalize Diversity Visa Recipient Who Obtained Naturalized Citizenship After Failing to Disclose Two Prior Orders of Removal

WVN – The Department of Justice yesterday filed a complaint in the Eastern District of Michigan to revoke the naturalized U.S. citizenship of Humayun Kabir Rahman fka Md Humayun Kabir Talukder aka Ganu Miah aka Shafi Uddin. The case was referred to the Department of Justice by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and identified […]

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Here’s How Points-based Immigration Works

FILE – Immigrants take the citizenship oath during naturalization ceremonies at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ceremony in Los Angeles, Sept. 20, 2017. WVN – The Senate is beginning its immigration debate with a bill that encapsulates all of President Donald Trump’s immigration priorities.One of those is a shift from an immigration system based […]

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Trump’s Call Could End Diversity Immigrant Visas Program

WVN – (VOANews) – President Donald Trump has called on Congress to abolish the Diversity Immigrant Visa (DV) Program, through which the suspect in last week’s New York terror attack entered the country. He called the program, informally known as the Green Card lottery, a disaster for the country. “This program grants visas not on […]

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Merit-based Versus Family-based Immigration Explained

FILE – U.S. Senator Tom Cotton, R-Ark., second from right, and Senator David Perdue, R-Ga., right, unveil legislation aimed at curbing legal immigration by halving the number of legal immigrants admitted into the United States, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Feb. 7, 2017. WVN – President Donald Trump wants to abolish the U.S. diversity […]

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New York attack: Trump vows to cancel US Green card Lottery

WVN – President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he wants to end the popular US green card lottery as police said a radicalised Uzbek man, Sayfullah Saipov staged the deadly truck ramming in New York after entering the country under the programme. According to VOA News: President Donald Trump has said the Uzbek attacker who […]

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