In article <2odjgj$2d5 at herald.indirect.com> nike at indirect.com (Laurence Canter) writes:
>Green Card Lottery 1994 May Be The Last One!
>THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED.
>>The Green Card Lottery is a completely legal program giving away a
>certain annual allotment of Green Cards to persons born in certain
>countries. The lottery program was scheduled to continue on a
>permanent basis. However, recently, Senator Alan J Simpson
>introduced a bill into the U. S. Congress which could end any future
>lotteries. THE 1994 LOTTERY IS SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE
>SOON, BUT IT MAY BE THE VERY LAST ONE.
>>PERSONS BORN IN MOST COUNTRIES QUALIFY, MANY FOR
>>The only countries NOT qualifying are: Mexico; India; P.R. China;
>Taiwan, Philippines, North Korea, Canada, United Kingdom (except
>Northern Ireland), Jamaica, Domican Republic, El Salvador and
As it pertains to Canadians (and probably Mexicans), under NAFTA, academics
and really anyone with at least a BSc or BA can qualify for a TN Visa so long
as there is a letter from the hosting institution indicating that they
are being hired, what for, and for how much.
Mark Siddall The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance,
Department of Zoology - it is the _illusion_ of knowledge.
University of Toronto D. J. Boorstein
mes at zoo.toronto.edu