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I have already applied for the draw for the Diversity Lottery Visa for which I am eligible.If at all I dont get selected and want to make a B1/B2 application thereafter will I have to mention in the application form that I have been denied such a chance for lottery before and if I choose not to do so can the consulate people find out that this person has made such an application before.Please advise for the correct approach.

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As far as I can think, you would have to reveal your DV application. Not having researched DV specifically, I can only say that generally, having applied for a green card makes getting a B visa much more difficult.

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