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visa refusal

Feb 13th 2016
we are a family and my wife was selected for DV2016. After submitting all the necessary documents, the interviewer kept the original school documents by saying that she would check them. she requested us to provide public charge concern which was later sent by DHL. But exactly after 2 months of the interview we received an email saying visa refusal under section 212(a)(5)(A) INA. After asking for clarification, we were informed that the high school documents of my wife were not...

visa refusal

DV 2016 Selectees from Tunisia meet here

Feb 11th 2016
Any one out there from tunisia DV 2016 winner ?

DS260 submitted in Dec 2015

Feb 11th 2016
Hello everyone

my wife won the DV lottery 2016 and her NO is EU63**
we submitted our DS260 in DEC 2015

are we still have chance to be interviewed
if yes when do you think will be informed for interview


The "been there done that" thread: life in the US after DV

Feb 10th 2016
Maybe mods can make this sticky. I think it'll be worthwhile- it's always interesting to see the progress other people have made when you are on a similar path. The idea is to add links to blogs etc here rather than fill this thread with posts. The ones below are the ones I am aware of/can remember ... Apologies if I forgot anyone but please add on.

CrawfinUSA - an Aussie in Maine:

Guriix - a Kenyan in...

The "been there done that" thread: life in the US after DV

Here's a reason for the DV Lottery - USA has 5.7 million job openings

Feb 9th 2016
According to an article on CNN Money, the USA is at "full employment" and many jobs can't find enough people. Currently there are 5.7 million job openings in the USA, for skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled labor. Truck drivers are earning US$75,000 per year, and plumbers can expect $100,000 per year.

When I should receive mail from diversity visa program if my number is active

Feb 9th 2016
Dear All,

I would like to know if my number just became an active for the 2016 March, when i should receive mail from DV Program indicating my interview date ? Taking account that i have submitted my DS260 in May 2015.

Thank you for your time,


PLEASE HELP - Cant track my green card!

Feb 8th 2016
How or where do I track my green card once I have entered into the US and dropped off my papers? I havent received a tracking number and the only numbers I have are my A-number and and my case number. They didnt give me anything in the immigration office where I dropped off my papers at POE. I got a stamp when I entered the US but I dont think there is a number I can use to track.

I tried this website but it asks for a receipt number but I dont seem to have one:...

PLEASE HELP - Cant track my green card!

Visa Bulletin for March 2016

Feb 8th 2016
AFRICA – 23800(Last month 18700)

ASIA – 5800(Last month 4900)

Except Nepal – 5100(Last month 4350)

EUROPE – 24500(Last month 20800)

OCEANIA – 950(Last month 850)

SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN – 925(Last month 800)