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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

All External Voting for FSM National Elections on March 2nd, 2021 to Occur Through Absentee Ballots; Ballots May Be Requested November 2nd, But You Can Register to Vote Today

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Tue, Oct 6, 2020 Tue, Oct 6, 2020

President Panuelo Attends Reception on Capitol Hill: Reaffirms the Commitment of the U.S. and FSM Governments to Proceed with Discussions to Address Expiring Compact Provisions

Washington D.C., May 21, 2019 – His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), was at U.S. Capitol Hill in the Longworth Building’s Natural Resources Committee Room this evening, May 21st, 2019, attending a reception held in the honor of the visiting Presidents of the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the FSM. The three Ambassadors of the Micronesian Embassies in D.C hosted the reception, which was attended by some prominent members of the U.S. Congress as well as key congressional staffers.

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

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

Notice & Announcement to FSM Citizens in the United States

For Immediate Release relating to COVID-19 Pandemic

March 16, 2020

Tue, Mar 17, 2020 Tue, Mar 17, 2020

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

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

Cárdenas, Radewagen, Gabbard, Womack, Case, Sablan Introduce the Covering Our FAS Allies Act

Oct 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29), along with Representatives Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-AS), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Steve Womack (R-AR), Ed Case (D-HI), and Gregorio Sablan (D-MP) introduced the Covering Our FAS Allies (COFA) Act. This bipartisan bill would reinstate Medicaid eligibility for citizens of the Freely Associated States (FAS) – the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau.

Wed, Oct 23, 2019 Fri, Oct 25, 2019

DHS Support Letter

Mon, Apr 13, 2020

“To Those of You Who Are Aiding Our Stranded Citizens Abroad: Thank You,” Says President Panuelo, Vice President George, and Governors Oliver, Sigrah, Elimo, and Falan

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Wed, Jun 10, 2020 Wed, Jun 10, 2020

Letter to Speaker: RE PIF

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Kosrae State Birth Certificate Request Form

Wed, Oct 17, 2018

Message from President David W. Panuelo to the People & Government of the United States

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Thu, Jan 7, 2021 Thu, Jan 7, 2021

Secretary Pompeo Tells President Panuelo: “We’re Ready to Start Negotiations on the Compact of Free Association”

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Secretary Pompeo Tells President Panuelo: “We’re Ready to Start Negotiations on the Compact of Free Association”

Mon, Aug 5, 2019 Mon, Aug 5, 2019

Amendment to Constitutional Emergency Order No. 20-01

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Thu, Mar 19, 2020

e-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

FSM Passport Application Form

Thu, Feb 8, 2018

Unofficial List of Candidates for March 2nd, 2021 Congressional Election

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Wed, Nov 4, 2020 Wed, Nov 4, 2020

President Panuelo Discusses REAL ID and Compact of Free Association with Governor Ige of the State of Hawaii


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President Panuelo Discusses REAL ID and Compact of Free Association with Governor Ige of the State of Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii—On June 25th 2019 His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), was received by the Honorable David Y. Ige, Governor of the U.S. State of Hawaii in a courtesy call to discuss drivers licenses and the Compact of Free Association, among other topics.

Wed, Jun 26, 2019 Wed, Jun 26, 2019

The FSM Development Bank Scholarship

Wed, Aug 28, 2019