Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Green card lottery: US reviews 'diversity visa' glitch

The US is reviewing its green card lottery after this year's results were cancelled, leaving 22,000 people who thought they had been chosen for a chance at US residency disappointed. The state department said a computer failed to run a valid random selection for the annual diversity visa lottery.More than 19m people entered this year's lottery, which is intended to diversify the pool of new US arrivals. The results of a new drawing of names will be posted in July. Read more…

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