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Diversity Visa (“Green Card”) Lottery 2020

Media Release – October 2nd, 2018 The United States Department of State has announced the Diversity Visa Lottery for 2020 (DV2020).  This program is sometimes referred to as the “Green Card Lottery.”  Each year this program makes 50,000 permanent resident visas available through a lottery to persons from countries with low rates of immigration to ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Carouso Speech: Young Australians in International Affairs Gala National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

(As prepared for delivery – September 13, 2018) Thank you, Lauren, and I’d also like to acknowledge Mercedes Page, CEO of Young Australians in International Affairs.  Thank you for the invitation to speak. I could start tonight by going into what an honor and a privilege it is to engage with such a distinguished group ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne

Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 4, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne by phone on August 30 and congratulated her on her recent appointment. The two reaffirmed the close alignment of the United States and Australia and pledged to ...
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