A computer mistake has forced the government to notify 22,000 people, winners of the Diversity Visa Lottery, that they have not won coveted visas for the U.S. The State Department says a computer error means the winners will have to try again for the highly coveted visas. The program, begun in 1994, awards visas to people from countries that do not send a lot of immigrants to the U.S.
Glitch Leaves 22,000 Visa Seekers Disappointed
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