Green Card Lottery Open Registration Dates Halved for DV-2012
09/20/2010 announces a new free booklet with the latest rules and deadlines for the 2010 green card lottery

Online PR News – 20-September-2010 – – Albuquerque, NM. Creative Networks at today announce the calendar year 2010 edition of "Win the Green Card Lottery!: The COMPLETE Do-It-Yourself Guide for DV-2010 - DV-2012.

The seventh edition has been completely updated with the latest diversity visa dates and rules from the U.S. State Department, including photo guidelines, what to do if you are out of status, tips for entering family members, and more. Edited by Danielle Nelisse, Esq., this comprehensive guide also helps lottery winners residing in the U.S. decide between consular processing abroad or adjusting status; understand their ranking number; comprehend the monthly Visa Bulletin and grasp other essential concepts required to get a green card.

According to co-author J. Stephen Wilson, founder of, "The U.S. State Department unexpectedly reduced the open registration period from the usual 60 days to only 30 days. It now begins October 5 and ends November 3. Furthermore, winning letters will no longer be mailed to lottery winners via postal mail."

There were no changes to the list of qualifying or ineligible countries for DV-2012. Ineligible countries are: BRAZIL, CANADA, CHINA (mainland-born), COLOMBIA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, ECUADOR, EL SALVADOR, GUATEMALA, HAITI, INDIA, JAMAICA, MEXICO, PAKISTAN, PERU, PHILIPPINES, POLAND, SOUTH KOREA, UNITED KINGDOM (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories, and VIETNAM. Persons born in Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, and Taiwan are eligible.

Creative Networks is the publisher of Win the Green Card Lottery! by Marybeth Rael and J. Stephen Wilson. ISBN 9780981693859. It includes screen shots of the registration process, critical tips that can prevent applicants from being disqualified, links to more information, a full index, and glossary of immigration terms; 230 pages. To download the free version containing chapters 1-3 or the purchase all 9 chapters please visit or the United States Association of Immigrants at


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