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Nigeria only African country barred from 2022 US Visa Lottery

Nigerians have been barred from collaborating in the USA’ visa lottery in 2022.

This was contained in a 19-page doc revealed on the US web site.

The doc is titled ‘Directions for the 2022 range immigrant visa programme (dv-2022)’.

“In Africa, natives of Nigeria are usually not eligible for this yr’s Variety Visa programme,” it learn partially.

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Nonetheless, residents of different African international locations are eligible to use.

The doc defined that Nigeria was barred, as a result of greater than 50,000 of its residents immigrated to America within the earlier 5 years.

Different international locations which can be barred embrace: El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Pakistan, Philippines, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (together with Hong Kong SAR), Colombia, Dominican Republic, South Korea, United Kingdom (besides Northern Eire) and its dependent territories, and Vietnam.

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