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4410 Kenyans win US Diversity Visa (Green Card lottery)

4410 Kenyans win US Diversity Visa (Green Card lottery)

4,410 Kenyans win US Diversity Visa (Green Card lottery)
4,410 Kenyans win US Diversity Visa (Green Card lottery)

The US department of State has sent out letters to 4,410 Kenyans notifying them that they have won a chance to migrate to the US after being picked in the Diversity Visa 2013 (Green Card) lottery.

The Kenyan winners were registered and notified by the Kentucky Consular Center in Williamsburg, Kentucky for the lottery program whose winners were announced in early May.

Kenya ranked fifth on the list of African countries who bagged the lion’s share of this year’s winners. Nigeria took the top spot with 6,218 winners, Ghana (5,105), Egypt (5,015) and Ethiopia (4,910).

Overall, the country with the highest number of winners was Ukraine with 6,424. Kenya was ranked 8th overall.

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The number of Kenyan winners dropped from 4,720 last year and 4,689 in the DV 2011 lottery.

Approximately 8 million qualified entries were received in the program whose registration period began on October 4, 2011 and ended on November 5, 2011.

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Entrants in the Diversity Visa 2013 program may check the status of their entries through Entrant Status Check on the E-DV website beginning on May 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013. Please remember to keep your confirmation, since more DV 2013 entrants may be selected on October 1, 2012.

For those who registered for the DV 2012 Program, entrants program may check the status of their entries through the Entrant Status Check on the E-DV website now through September 30, 2012.

To check the results, click on the link:https://dvprogram.state.gov/ESC/

 

List of African countries by number of winners.

 

COUNTRY NO. OF WINNERS
 NIGERIA 6,218
 GHANA 5,105
EGYPT 5,015
 ETHIOPIA 4,910
 KENYA 4,410
CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE 3,924
CAMEROON 3,858
 SIERRA LEONE 2,516
ALGERIA 2,161
 MOROCCO 2,068
 LIBERIA 1,916
 GUINEA 1,350
 TOGO 1,065
 SOUTH AFRICA 956
BENIN 809
COTE D’IVOIRE 805
ERITREA 804
 SUDAN 747
 UGANDA 513
 SENEGAL 394
 RWANDA 369
BURKINA FASO 296
 SOMALIA 197
 ZIMBABWE 169
CONGO 156
 TANZANIA 150
 TUNISIA 145
 LIBYA 138
BURUNDI 94
 ZAMBIA 87
 GAMBIA, THE 85
 MALI 80
DJIBOUTI 79
 MAURITIUS 67
 NIGER 53
ANGOLA 47
 MADAGASCAR 40
 GABON 38
 MAURITANIA 31
 MALAWI 29
CHAD 28
 GUINEA-BISSAU 25
CAPE VERDE 25
 NAMIBIA 21
EQUATORIAL GUINEA 19
BOTSWANA 18
CENTRAL AFRICAN REP. 18
 MOZAMBIQUE 10
COMOROS 8
 LESOTHO 6
 SOUTH SUDAN 5
 SWAZILAND 3

 

Start registration here-Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form:https://dvprogram.state.gov/application.aspx 

 

4410 Kenyans win US Diversity Visa (Green Card lottery)

 

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