SocietyMoroccans scramble for US visa lottery

Moroccans scramble for US visa lottery


Every year, thousands of young Moroccans scramble for the green card to emigrate to the United States. Since registration opened this year, many Moroccans have already tried their luck.

Everywhere in Morocco, the situation is the same. Special registration centers and internet cafes are being taken by storm. Inside, young people, files in hand, sometimes line up in single file, waiting to be registered by specialists. 20 dirhams is enough to try his luck at American roulette, reports the daily Assabah.

In its edition of the day, the daily returned to the American dream nourished by young and old Moroccans. These candidates are jostling each other in the hope of being selected. They are storming photo labs, which are seeing an increase in their activities, as one of the conditions is the presentation of recent and professional ID photos.

According to one candidate, “the immigration system is fair.” These registrations for the United States Immigration Visa Lottery program continue through the first week of November. The last draw chose 6,000 Moroccans, the newspaper recalled.

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