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Senators Hirono, Schatz Reintroduce Legislation to Restore Health Care Access for COFA Citizens

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Wednesday, July 24, 2019, Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) reintroduced the Covering our FAS Allies Act, which would reinstate Medicaid coverage, also known as Med-QUEST in Hawaii, for citizens of the Freely Associated States (FAS) living in the United States under the Compacts of Free Association (COFA).
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Wed, Jul 24, 2019 Fri, Jul 26, 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

Notice to Citizens of the FSM residing in the U.S.: Availability of I-94 Automation Online For Accessing Purposes

This is to inform citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) who resides in the United States or plan to travel and reside in the United States that the FSM Embassy in Washington, DC has received the following notice relating to the availability and accessing I-94 online:

Wed, Feb 27, 2019

I-102 Instruction Sheet

Thu, Nov 8, 2018

President David W. Panuelo Meets President Donald J. Trump

Washington D.C., May 23, 2019 –Ten days into office, on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019, His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia, met with His Excellency Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, in the Oval Office at the White House. Following brief one-on-one meetings with President Trump, President Panuelo, His Excellency Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr., President of the Republic of Palau, and Her Excellency Dr. Hilda C. Heine, President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, joined the U.S.

Tue, May 28, 2019 Tue, May 28, 2019

European Union Visa Waiver

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

2019 Close Up Visit

Washington DC, May 09, 2019- Yesterday, Close Up students from the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and their chaperones paid a courtesy call on the FSM Embassy in D.C. Charge d' Affaires, ad interim, Mr. Jackson Soram received the visiting students on behalf of Ambassador Akilino H. Susaia who was away from post and back in Palikir on work-related assignments.

Thu, May 9, 2019 Thu, May 9, 2019

AHS Bio

Personal Information:

Nationality: Citizen of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)
Legal Resident, Pohnpei State
Family Status: Married to Mihpel Olter Susaia with two sons and two daughters

Work Experience:

Federated States of Micronesia National Government

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

U.S. ICE Crackdowns & Raids

Sun, Jul 14, 2019

Priority Flat Rate Shipping Boxes to return to FSM Post Offices, Faichuk Post Office in Development

FSM Information Services
Press Release
Priority Flat Rate Shipping Boxes to return to FSM Post Offices, Faichuk Post Office in Development

Fri, Jul 5, 2019 Fri, Jul 5, 2019

Vice Present George's Visit to D.C.

Washington, D.C.- The Honorable Yosiwo P. George, Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia visited Washington, D.C., the United States Capital, on the 23rd to the 25th of November 2018. He was accompanied by Special Assistant to the President's Office, Mr. Herman Semes, Jr.

Mon, Nov 26, 2018

President Donald J. Trump signed into law the REAL ID Act Modification for the Freely Associated States Act

Washington, DC., — December 18, 2018 — Yesterday in Washington D.C., President Donald J. Trump signed into law the REAL ID Act Modification for the Freely Associated States Act H.R. 3398 was recently passed this month by the Senate through unanimous consent after the same bill was passed and referred by the House. The following statement was released yesterday as an expression of appreciation by President Peter M. Christian:

Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Application for Permit to Importing Live Animals Into FSM

Tue, Nov 6, 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

Pohnpei Supreme Court Birth Certificate Request

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Notice Concerning United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Crackdowns and Raids

NOTICE
for Citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia regarding recent news and social media reports on United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) crackdowns and raids concerning undocumented migrants.
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Sun, Jul 14, 2019

USCIS Factsheet Updated

Fri, Mar 15, 2019

FAS Letter to Chairman Johnson and Ranking Member McCaskill

FAS Missions in D.C. Continued to Collaborate towards Amending the U.S. REAL ID Act of 2005

Mon, Nov 19, 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

FSM Passport Form & Instructions

Thu, Sep 20, 2018