U.S. Green Card Lottery starts October 2, 2012
The program is officially called DV-2014 but it is the 2012 Greencard Lottery of the United States.
The registration period for the DV-2014 :
Online registration for the DV-2014 Program will begin on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and conclude on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4).
It’s free to register for the lottery as long as you use the official registration website of the U.S. government. If you opt to use private firms as middleman than you’ll pay a fee.
Check out our articles about the program: http://www.magazineusa.com/us/info/show.aspx?unit=immigration