Immigration and Nationality Law Firm

Client Advisory: Travel Warning Updated 02/03/17

In light of this highly fluid situation and the potential for the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the President to take additional, unanticipated actions to limit admission of foreign nationals into the United States, we are advising the following:

U.S. Department of State Releases Instructions for the 2018 Diversity Visa Program

50,000 permanent resident visas will be issued by the U.S. Department of State. The State Department will ONLY accept Entry Forms found at: You must submit your application between noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Tuesday, October 4, 2016, and noon Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5), Monday, November 7, 2016. The form may ONLY be submitted electronically. Applicants with more than one entry will be disqualified.