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USCIS uses lottery to allocate FY19 CW-1 visas for Northern Mariana Islands

  1. Date Announced

    May 2, 2018

    USCIS used a computer-generated random-selection process to select petitions for FY 2019 cap of 4,999 for the CW-1 program for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. CW-1 petitions exceeded the number of visas available for FY 2019 so lottery was used to apportion visas. [ID #509]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    May 2, 2018
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Agencies Affected: USCIS

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