The U.S. Department of State (DOS) published the requirements of the diversity lottery (“green card lottery”) on 9/16/16.  This program provides immigrant visas (“green cards”) for immigrants that qualify from eligible countries.  50,000 visas will be available for the 2018 lottery.
Applicants can apply online at https://www.dvlottery.state.gov from 10/4/16 until 11/4/16.
Individuals from the following countries are not eligible for this program:
Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (mainland-born), Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories, and Vietnam.

Contact Pascal Schunk at the Schunk Law Firm PC to review your current US immigration options at 720-709-4697 / pschunk@schunklaw.com / www.schunklaw.com