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FY-2019 Diversity Visa Lottery Registration Period Open Until November 22, 2017

Published on October 25, 2017

Due to a technical issue, the Diversity Visa (DV) 2019 entry period that began on October 3rd has been closed. Entries submitted from October 3-10, 2017 are not valid and have been excluded from the system; they will not count as a duplicate entry.

The technical issue has been resolved and a new full entry period began on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 and will run until noon (EST) on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.

Only entries submitted during this period will be accepted and considered for selection in the lottery. Discard any confirmation number or other documentation you received for entries submitted from October 3-10, 2017. Please note entries will not be accepted through the U.S. Postal Service.

Linked here is information on applying for the FY-2019 Diversity Visa Lottery.

Please contact the Immigration Group at Ryan Swanson if you would like assistance in registering for the FY-2019 Diversity Visa Lottery.

Marsha Mavunkel can be reached at 206.654.2253 or [email protected].
Amy Royalty can be reached at 206-654-2260 or [email protected].
Janet Cheetham can be reached at 206.654.2235 or [email protected].
Joel Paget can be reached at 206.654.2215 or [email protected].

This message has been released by the Immigration Group at Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC to advise of recent developments in the law. Because each situation is different, this information is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended to provide legal advice on any specific facts and circumstances. Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC is a full-service law firm located in Seattle, Washington.

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