WASHINGTON, 2 Jun — RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanovsky. Proposed by the President of the United States Donald trump RAISE the immigration bill provides for the refusal of the visa lottery, it said in a release sent to RIA Novosti news Agency the statement of the White house.
“The RAISE bill abolishes the outdated system of visa DV-lottery, which is of questionable economic and humanitarian interests,” the statement said.
The Diversity Visa program is carried out since 1990 and each year selects 55 thousand immigrants. For getting visa it is necessary to have a certain level of education and knowledge of the English language, and to substantiate the absence of an intention “to sit on the neck” of the state in the United States. The lottery cannot involve the natives of the countries that supply United States more than 50 thousand immigrants per year. This year, Bangladesh, Brazil, UK, Vietnam, Haiti, Dominican Republic, India, Canada, China, Colombia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, El Salvador, Philippines, South Korea and Jamaica. The natives of Russia could not play the lottery from 2005 to 2010, but since then emigration from Russia to the United States declined, and the Russians again had the opportunity to participate.