The yearly green card lottery or USA American immigration USAFIS Diversity Visa or DV lottery program is an excellent opportunity for probable immigrants to gain the status as a permanent legal resident of the USA. This program runs every year and makes available 50,000 green cards to applicants indiscriminately selected in a lottery process branded as the Green Card Lottery. A Green Card is a permanent residence visa and awards a person the legal right to live, work and study permanently in the United States of America and to enter and leave the country without restraint.

Holders of a green card may work in any government, public and private job that is available. A permanent residence visa is usually good for a secure life in the USA. Green Card holders also receive health, education, retirement, taxation, social security and other benefits. The Green Card does affect the person’s current citizenship. A Green Card holder can also apply for United States Citizenship.