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Diversity visa lottery not open to natives of all countries

One of the ways a person can end up getting a U.S. green card is through the diversity lottery. This lottery is part of the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program. Under this program, up to 50,000 immigrant visas (visas connected to the permanent residency process) a year are issued to randomly selected diversity lottery entrants.

The marginal enterprise rule for E-2 status

Among the things individuals from other countries sometimes invest in are businesses here in America. Individuals who have made such an investment sometimes wish to spend time in the U.S. to help develop the business they have invested in. One option such individuals may have is to apply for E-2 nonimmigrant status.

U.S. naturalization regulation has changed greatly over the years

For over 200 years, naturalization has been regulated by federal law here in America. Of course, what U.S naturalization regulation looks like has shifted significantly over the course of these two-plus centuries. This can be seen in a recent Public Radio International article which went over some of the big shifts in U.S. naturalization eligibility rules that have occurred over the years.