The Immigrant Diversity Visa program, created by the U.S. Department of State, draws 50,000 Green Cards each year. You have the opportunity to opt to a U.S. Green Card through a sweepstakes.
The application is done online and has no cost.
The process is Computerized, the State Department evenly distributes the 50,000 Green Cards among 6 geographic regions, giving each person in the eligible countries this opportunity.
As a rule and to promote equity, the State Department mentions that no country will receive more than 7% of the Diversity Visas granted in this lottery.