I am on h4 visa,1)can I participate in sweepstakes and lotteries ?2)if I win the amount can I claim it?3)also certain sweepstakes say that "eligibility criteria is legal resident of USA" in that case can i participate.4)If the sweepstakes doesnot have any eligibility criteria as "legal resident of usa"can I participate and win money and claim it
The lottery usually requires that you be either a USC or LPR. For specific requirements visit their website. If you will, you cannot claim which makes your first question irrelevant.
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It depends on the requirements of the sweepstakes and lotteries.
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