Facts and Figures


aktenEvery year tens of thousands applications for the ofiicial Diversity Visa Program (Green Card Lottery) are submitted by The American Dream. Since 1996 the number of applications  submitted to the US authorities has increased to over 400,000.

In 2007 our Department of Visa and Immigration Service consulted more than 4,000 prospective clients and processed over 500 visa application cases. 62% of our clients consisted of business customers and 38% of private customers.

Our book "The American Dream" has sold more than 30,000 copies in Germany. In the meanwhile it was updated and released in the third edition in 2008.


Each year we receive over 50,000 e-mails and approx. 25,000 phone calls, i. e.  more than 200 inquiries are being processed by our 30-member team daily.

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More than 14,000 people who used the service of The American Dream counted among the lucky winners of the Green Card, in the framework of the Diversity Visa Program. Every year the number of winners increases by over 1,000.

In 2008 the Department of Visa and Immigration Service could boost our success rate: 99% of the visa applications were approved.


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The United States is the most popular non European emigrant country for Germans. According to the Federal Office of Statistics over 165,000 Germans decided to emigrate in 2007, i. e. 6% more than in the previous year. With more than 14,000 emigrants the U.S.A is still one of the most popular emigrant countries outside of Europe - right behind Switzerland which has around 20,000 emigrants.