I am on h4 visa,can I participate in sweepstakes and lotteries ?if I win the amount can I claim it?

Asked over 1 year ago - Dallas, TX

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

Attorney answers (2)

  1. Alena Shautsova


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . This is not really an Immigration question. But my understanding is that of the amount is small, you should not have issues, if it is a big amount, you might. The rules are determined by those selling the tickets and organizing the competition...

    Att. number 917-885-2261 This advice does not create an attorney client relationship. No specific legal advice may... more
  2. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Please see the answer to your other question.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
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