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DV 2017 OC Selectees

Discussion in 'Lottery Visas - DV' started by MattWatt, May 3, 2016.

  1. EmilyW

    EmilyW Well-Known Member

    Wooohooo, Chriso! Finally!
     
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  2. Pog

    Pog New Member

    form submitted :)
     
  3. chelsjo

    chelsjo New Member

    Hi everyone, new joiners - am a 2017OC000005XX, and am so so excited!!!

    I have a couple of questions:
    - I have submitted my D260, but upon reflection I put the high school I attended for my final 2 years where I received my high school certificate (I also included my university degree details), should I have also included the high school I attended for my first few years of high school?
    - I have a single 23 year old, with no assets, by the time I plan to move I will have enough savings to set myself up, but overall have no major assets, is this going to be an issue during my interview. From reading past posts it is not the norm for the interviewer to ask too many questions on financial assets? By the time my interview should arrive, I would have been in my IT/business job for ~ 2 1/2 years.

    Thank you in advance.
     
  4. MissM88

    MissM88 Active Member

  5. MissM88

    MissM88 Active Member

    11 of us so far and counting :)

    Name Case Number
    MissM88 7xx
    JessicaElle 7xx
    san92 5xx
    GreatestNameOfAll 6xx
    AbunjaMak 7xx
    Pog 1xx
    Rejected Spark 7xx
    llotic 8xx
    jacinta 2xx
    Chriso 4xx
    chelsjo 5xx
     
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  6. Britsimon

    Britsimon Super Moderator

    Sydney is one of the embassies that is less likely to ask about finances. That is partly due top the strong economy in Aus that creates conditions that would ensure everyone has, or can get, a few thousand dollars behind them. However, there is always a chance they will ask, and if they do, it is best to be prepared.
     
  7. Britsimon

    Britsimon Super Moderator

    So far I have not seen any OC numbers higher than 8XX. I suspect the OC selectee count is about the same as last year.
     
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  8. MissM88

    MissM88 Active Member

    Yeah I'm beginning to not believe the person who said they had a case number of over 2000...
     
  9. Britsimon

    Britsimon Super Moderator

    Quite.
     
  10. schatz001

    schatz001 New Member

    Bula All. I am fairy new here . just got selected with a case number of 8xx .
     
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  11. Chriso

    Chriso Member

    So because of the low draw numbers does that mean the cutoff will be lower also.. like around 500 or 600?
     
  12. Britsimon

    Britsimon Super Moderator

    No it does NOT mean that at all.
     
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  13. lottic

    lottic Member

    Similar question to @chelsjo about the DS-260.

    I have attended 2 different high schools but have only put down the one i graduated from.

    I have also attempted 2 different university courses before tranferring to the course i finished and graduated from (at a different uni). I have only put down my last course & uni.

    Would i have to include the high school and university/university courses i didn't graduate from?

    Thanks!
     
  14. Britsimon

    Britsimon Super Moderator

    Listing it is the safest decision....
     
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  15. jacinta

    jacinta New Member

    Congrats looks like you are from fiji........
     
  16. Sm1smom

    Sm1smom Super Moderator

    It is advisable to list the school where you attended your earlier HS years also.
     
  17. LEO MC

    LEO MC New Member

    Hey guys useful forum - thank you!
    My husband has received an email from the lottery with a low 500 number which is exciting. Do you know if they take your passport when you apply? Or do you only surrender your passport when you are called in for an interview? Thank you!
    Also has anyone had experience where people were not married when they applied for the Green Card but have since been married? in our case, I would have to be added on to his application now, not sure if that will jeapordise his chances or not! thank you
     
  18. LazyDoggie

    LazyDoggie Active Member

    Email? Looks like a spam. You can only check your status online and KCC does not send a email for 1NL as far as I know.
     
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  19. EmilyW

    EmilyW Well-Known Member

  20. Sm1smom

    Sm1smom Super Moderator

    Sounds very suspicious! Selectees are not being sent email messages, and the selection notice will clearly provide instructions on what the next step will, it will also include links to relevant sites to guide through the process.
     

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