The United States government published the requirements for applying for the Visa Lottery 2024, which Guatemalans can participate in.
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“This year’s green card lottery, the DV-2024 Diversity Visa Lottery, is open to anyone worldwide through November 10, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Every applicant who wants to participate in this immigration program must first meet two basic entry requirements,” says the Green Card Lottery portal
Compliance with the requirements is important to the processing of the application, which is why the visa program requires participants to be from an eligible country. Qualified means they are the countries with low immigration rates to the United States. it means it comes from the country you were born in, not if you get citizenship or residency in another country.
The list of countries changes every year, it is necessary to consult them every year to check if an application is possible. However, in this year 2022, the opportunity is available to Guatemalan natives. “There are two changes to the list below compared to last year’s lottery list, Venezuelan-born individuals are not eligible to apply to the DV2024 lottery, while Guatemalan-born individuals are eligible to apply to the DV2024 lottery,” the website points out in question.
Aspects to be considered during qualification
To be eligible for the DV2024 immigrant visa program, you must meet at least one of the following requirements:
Applicant must have a U.S. high school diploma or foreign equivalent of a U.S. high school diploma, or successful completion of a formal elementary and high school course in another country equivalent to completion of a 12- years of education in the USA, have The school equivalence test is not sufficient. It is permissible to have completed education in less than 12 years or more than 12 years if the degree completed is equivalent to a US high school degree.
The other possibility is that the applicant must have worked in at least one specific job for at least 2 years in the last 5 years. The extensive list includes the well-known professions in all fields, scientific, educational, technical, humanities, medicine, engineering, etc.
To apply, you can enter the United States government lottery portal.
To apply for the Visa Lottery 2024, you need to fill out a form. (Photo: Screenshot)