Diversity Lottery Starts Today

The Diversity Lottery starts today at 12 noon Eastern Standard Time and ends on November 5, 2011 at 12 noon Eastern Standard Time for the fiscal year 2013. Applications remain online. 

All natives from around the globe qualify except natives of the following countries do not: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (mainland-born), Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories, and Vietnam.

Applicants must have at least equivalent to a U.S. high school education or two years of work experience in a position that normally requires at least two years experience to competently perform.

Further information on the immigrant diversity lottery can be found here: http://www.dvlottery.state.gov/