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Visa Exemption Agreement for Diplomatic and Service Passports between Israel and FSM

Thu, Nov 8, 2018

President David W. Panuelo and fellow Micronesian Leaders meet with U.S. Department of Defense Acting Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan

Washington, DC, May 21, 2019 – His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia, and his fellow Micronesian Leaders met with Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan at the Pentagon today.

This was the first time that all three leaders of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands, were hosted together at the Pentagon, demonstrating the special partnership between the United States and the Compact of Free Association (COFA) countries.

Thu, May 23, 2019 Thu, May 23, 2019

President Panuelo Reaffirms Enduring Defense Relationship in Meeting with United States Secretary of Defense, the Honorable Mark T. Esper, at the Pentagon

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President Panuelo Reaffirms Enduring Defense Relationship in Meeting with United States
Secretary of Defense, the Honorable Mark T. Esper, at the Pentagon

Tue, Oct 15, 2019 Tue, Oct 15, 2019

FSM Passport Affidavit Form

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

FSM Entry Permit Application

A permit is not required for a person visiting the FSM for 30 days of less. A person needs a permit for a visit in execs of 30 days. Citizens or nationals of the United States, Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands may be issued an entry permit for the duration of the visit which shall not exceed one year. An entry permit for other nationals, however, shall not exceed 90 days. ...

Mon, Apr 10, 2017

New Release-Idaho Visit

Mon, Apr 8, 2019

USCIS: Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds

FAS Ambassadors Joint-Meeting with the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Interior

Mon, Oct 29, 2018

President David W. Panuelo reaffirms FSM’s commitment to work closely with House Committee on Natural Resources in the U.S. Congress

Washington D.C., May 27, 2019 – On Thursday May 23rd, 2019, His Excellency President David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), met with the Honorable Raúl Grijalva, Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, and the Honorable Gregorio “Kilili” Sablan, Vice Chairman for Insular Affairs in the House Committee on Natural Resources. The purpose of the meeting was to reaffirm strong relations between the U.S.

Wed, May 29, 2019 Wed, May 29, 2019

Mexican Government Visa Waiver

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

His Excellency, President David W. Panuelo, Meets with the Honorable Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior

Washington, D.C. (May 20, 2019, FSMIS) – His Excellency, President David W. Panuelo, kicked off his official meetings in Washington D.C. this morning, first with a call on the Honorable David Bernhardt, U.S. Secretary of the Department of the Interior. The appropriateness of the first call on the Department of Interior is significant in light of the Department’s role in implementing the Compact of Free Association (COFA). The Department continues to play a key role in the U.S.-FSM relations on a day-to-day basis.

Mon, May 20, 2019 Mon, May 20, 2019

Joint U.S. Congressional Committee Hearing on “Sustainable U.S. Pacific Insular Relationships”

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Joint U.S. Congressional Committee Hearing on “Sustainable U.S. Pacific Insular Relationships”

Thu, Sep 26, 2019 Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Application for I94 Replacement

Wed, May 16, 2018

Implementation of the REAL ID Act as it applies to FAS Citizens

Thu, Nov 7, 2019

President David W. Panuelo arrives Washington, D.C. for historic visit to the White House

Washington D.C., May 19, 2019- His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), arrived safely into Washington, D.C. this morning for his official Working Visit to the White House. Only nine days into his administration, President Panuelo joined his two fellow Micronesian Presidents, H.E. Tommy E. Remengesau Jr., of the Republic of Palau, and H.E. Hilda Heine of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, for this historic meeting.

Mon, May 20, 2019

FSM Issues Statement on Ongoing Situation in Venezuela

PALIKIR, Pohnpei—In the wake of the recent leadership and political crisis affecting the people of Venezuela, the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, in its ongoing commitment to peace, has issued the following statement through a diplomatic note:

Tue, Feb 19, 2019

Wreath Laying Ceremony In Honor of the 75th Anniversary of the WW II Liberation of Guam

Washington, D.C., July 16, 2019 – A solemn wreath laying ceremony was held today at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington Cemetery, Virginia, to honor the 75th Anniversary of the World War II Liberation of Guam. Congressman Michael F. Q. San Nicholas of Guam and Congressman Gregory “Kilili” Sablan of the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI) led the ceremony in laying the wreath. A handful of Guamanians also graced the event. Donned in colorful Chamorro attire, they had traveled from afar to D.C. to participate at the ceremony.

Wed, Jul 17, 2019 Wed, Jul 17, 2019

EAD Instruction Sheet

Thu, Nov 8, 2018

President Panuelo Meets Congressman Rob Bishop, Discusses Compact Provisions; then Meets Senator Lisa Murkowski, Thanks Her for COFA Veterans Review Act

Washington, D.C., May 23, 2019 –As part of his continuing heavy engagement schedule to best represent the interests of the citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), President David W. Panuelo met with multiple lawmakers of the United States Congress on Capitol Hill today.

Fri, May 24, 2019 Fri, May 24, 2019

President Panuelo Discusses Enduring FSM-U.S. Partnership with the new U.S. National Security Advisor to President Trump at the White House

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President Panuelo Discusses Enduring FSM-U.S. Partnership with the new U.S. National
Security Advisor to President Trump at the White House

Tue, Oct 15, 2019 Tue, Oct 15, 2019

Chuuk Birth Certificate Request Form

Thu, Sep 20, 2018