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No U.S. Diversity Visas for Jamaicans, Haitians

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Oct 2013
Miami, FL
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, United States, Jamaica, Blacks, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Emigrants and immigration, Passports & visas, Eligibility
The visas are distributed among six geographic regions, with a greater number of visas going to regions with lower rates of immigration, and with no visas going to nationals of countries sending more than 50,000 immigrants to the United States over the period of the past five years, as in the case of Jamaica and Haiti.