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Global Entry

“Effective March 20, 2020, out of an abundance of caution and in the interest of minimizing exposure and controlling the spread of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak, all US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trusted Traveler Program (TTP) Enrollment Centers will suspend operations until at least July 6, 2020. This temporary closure includes all public ...
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ESTA

IMPORTANT NOTICE! On November 23, U.S. Customs and Border Protection introduced new features to the Electronic Travel System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) website, the portal through which prospective Visa Waiver Program travelers can apply to travel to the United States.  The new features offer users added convenience and security. The enhanced ESTA website greets users ...
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Are you a Chinese passport holder with 10-year B1/B2, B1 or B2 (visitor) visa?

Beginning November 29, 2016, Chinese passport holders with 10-year B1/B2, B1 or B2 (visitor) visas are required to enroll in Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) when traveling to the United States by air or sea carrier or entering by a land port of entry. If you do not have a valid EVUS enrollment, you will ...
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Information For Visa Applicants Regarding Novel Coronavirus

In response to significant worldwide challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of State has temporarily suspended routine visa services at all U.S. Embassies and Consulates. Embassies and consulates have canceled all routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments as of March 20, 2020, but will continue to provide emergency and mission-critical visa services as ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 28,343 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. Circuit Breaker Measures and Regulations The Singapore government’s period of regulatory restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, known as the circuit breaker, are still in effect until 01 June 2020 and further measures may be implemented ...
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Message on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Rafik Mansour, Chargé d’Affaires May 17, 2020   Today we recognize the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia and express our support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) communities. As Secretary Pompeo has said, the United States stands for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights. We stand with ...
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