News & Announcements

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European Union Visa Waiver

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

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

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

Pohnpei Supreme Court Birth Certificate Request

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Secretary Lawrence in D.C. for IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings

Washington DC, April 22, 2019- Secretary Lawrence was in D.C. to attend the Spring Meetings for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) held from 8 – 14 April 2019. At the meetings, Secretary Lawrence met with Ms. Victoria Kwakwa, Vice President of the World Bank. She also met with World Bank Executive Director Kunil Hwang, who represents the constituency at the World Bank that includes the FSM as a member. Secretary Lawrence later met with Executive Director Nigel Ray, who represents FSM at the IMF Board of Executive Directors.

Mon, Apr 22, 2019 Mon, Apr 22, 2019

Press Release-CANN

Washington, DC, April 09, 2019- Wednesday, 3rd of April 2019, Mr. David Anitok from the COFA Alliance National Network (CANN), Oregon chapter and Mr. Alson Kellen, Executive Director for the Waan Aelon in Majel (WAM) Program who was also a former Mayor of Bikini atoll paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Susaia. The courtesy call granted an opportunity for the Embassy to be briefed on the current and ongoing engagements of both organizations, particularly their endeavors advocating for COFA citizens.

Tue, Apr 9, 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

FSM Passport Form & Instructions

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

FSM President Peter M. Christian's Message to FSM Citizens in the US -- 7.27.2017

Dear Citizens,

In the wake of the United States Presidential election some people have asked the question: what now? Well, generally we now know that Republican President Donald Trump have taken the helm of government as President of the United States of America. We also know that the Republican Party now controls both houses of the US Congress.

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

FSM Immigration Regulations

You will find here FSM Immigration Regulations in pdf format. Please refer to the document for more information or should you have more questions please reach out to the Division of Immigration & Labor, FSM Department of Justice at (passport@doj.gov.fm) or (619-3205844).

Wed, Jan 9, 2019

Costa Rica Visa Waiver

Thu, Nov 8, 2018

Fact Sheet: Status of Citizens of the Freely Associated States of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Notice for the Citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia Residing in the United States of America

17 Feb 2017

It has been widely reported in news outlets and social media that the administration of President Donald Trump is considering a new or separate Executive Order entitled "Protecting Taxpayer Resources by Ensuring Our Immigration Laws Promote Accountability and Responsibility." If passed, the reported draft text, among other things, would make lawful permanent residents already in the United States vulnerable to deportation in some circumstances if they use federal-means tested public benefits or are on "welfare" assistance.

Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Press Release- Ambassador Susaia meets with Honorable Congressman San Nicolas of Guam

Ambassador Meets with the Honorable Congressman San Nicolas of Guam

Washington D.C., - March 07, 2019 – His Excellency Ambassador Akillino H. Susaia met with the Honorable U.S. Congressman Michael F.Q. San Nicolas of Guam at the U.S. Capitol Hill on Thursday, March 07, 2019. The meeting came about at the invitation of Congressman San Nicolas.

Mon, Mar 11, 2019

Ambassador's Letter to Congressman Don Young

Ambassador Susaia Extends Congratulation to Members of the U.S. Congress after the U.S. mid-term Elections

Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Kosrae State Birth Certificate Request Form

Wed, Oct 17, 2018

FSM Passport Application Form

Thu, Feb 8, 2018

DHS Letter and USCIS Factsheet

The following link will direct you to the Department of Homeland Security and U.S Department of State Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs letter regarding the United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) Factsheet.

Wed, Aug 8, 2018 Wed, Aug 8, 2018