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    Deborah Etim
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    Nigeria is the only African nation not invited to participate this year, as per the guidelines of the 2023 USA Diversity Visa lottery program.

    Citizens of the following countries are not eligible to apply for DV-2023

    • Bangladesh
    • Brazil
    • Canada
    • China
    • Colombia
    • Dominican Republic
    • El Salvador
    • Haiti
    • Honduras
    • India
    • Jamaica
    • Mexico
    • Nigeria
    • Pakistan
    • Philippines
    • South Korea
    • United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories
    • Venezuela
    • Vietnam
    • Taiwan

    The reason is because more than 50,000 of their citizens emigrated to the United States in the preceding five years.

    The citizens of eligible countries can apply for the Diversity Visa Lottery here.

    What do you think about this? Is the reason for exempted countries valid? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

  • Nigeria and Some Other Countries are Exempted from DV-2023

    Deborah Etim updated 1 year, 7 months ago 2 Members · 4 Replies
  • Destiney Arkaden

    Administrator
    October 7, 2022 at 4:16 pm

    Well, the exemption seems like a way to ensure fair treatment. Also, those countries mentioned have a high population and emigration rate, so they move to the US anyways.

    • Deborah Etim

      Member
      October 9, 2022 at 7:51 am

      You’re right about that. I also think it’s fair.

  • Destiney Arkaden

    Administrator
    October 13, 2022 at 5:36 am

    Who are the lucky people applying for the US 2023 lottery?
    If you are planning on migrating to the US, this lottery is one sure and easy way to go. It will cost you nothing but your time. Many people here meet the minimum requirements, so there is no reason for you not to apply.
    Add this to your to-do list and start applying NOW!

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