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Press Releases 2014

  • You are the next generation of African Leaders: Apply for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders! (504KB)

    Port-Louis, October 6, 2014: The U.S. Government invites young African leaders aged between 25 and 35 years old to apply to become Mandela Washington Fellows in 2015. It will be an unparalleled opportunity for selected participants. Applications will be available from October 7 to November 5, 2014. 

  • Here’s your chance to become an American citizen! (236KB)

    Port Louis, October 1, 2014: Have you always wanted to live the American dream? This may be your chance to become an American citizen. Every year, the U.S. Government makes 50,000 permanent resident visas available to citizens of countries which have a low rate of immigration to the United States. The program is known as the Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery, or the Green Card Lottery. The Diversity Visa (DV) 2016 opened for electronic entries on Tuesday, October 1, 2014, and will close at noon, Eastern Daylight Time, Monday, November 3, 2014.