News & Announcements

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ATTENTION FSM CITIZENS CURRENTLY IN THE FSM BUT WHO PERMANENTLY RESIDE IN HAWAII OR GUAM: April 13th & April 14th Are the Last Outbound Flights for FSM Citizens for the Foreseeable Future

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Thu, Apr 9, 2020 Thu, Apr 9, 2020

Federal Registration Notice-REALID Modification for FAS Act

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

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

President Panuelo Meets with U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; FSM to Receive First Phase of COVID-19 Vaccines by Christmas

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Mon, Dec 21, 2020 Mon, Dec 21, 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

Decree in Relation to the Public Health Emergency Declaration

Fri, Feb 28, 2020

Decree to Suspend the use of the Special Polling Places in Guam and in Honolulu for the March 2021 National Election due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Please click on the pdf file below to access the Presidential Decree & Letter to Speaker Simina regarding temporary suspension of Special Polling Places in Guam and Honolulu for the upcoming FSM National Election.

Fri, Dec 4, 2020

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

People’s Republic of China Donates 30 Containerized Isolation Rooms to the FSM; 10 for Pohnpei, 12 for Chuuk, 4 for Yap, and 4 for Kosrae

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Tue, Oct 20, 2020 Tue, Oct 20, 2020

President Panuelo Visits Tomb of the Unknown Solider, Pays His Respects

(Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, May 21, 2019) –In an elaborate, solemn, and well-attended event, His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), joined his two fellow Micronesian Presidents—Her Excellency Dr. Hilda C. Heine, President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and His Excellency Tommy Remengesau, Jr., President of the Republic of Palau—on Monday, May 20, 2019, in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, held at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Thu, May 23, 2019 Thu, May 23, 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

Micronesians Traveling Abroad Are Advised They May Be Subject to Mandatory Quarantine; One Out of Five Micronesian Adults Fully Vaccinated

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Wed, Apr 28, 2021 Wed, Apr 28, 2021

Amendment to the Public Health Emergency Declaration Per Congressional Resolution No. 21-117

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Justification for the Public Health Emergency Declaration to World Health Organization

Fri, Feb 14, 2020 Mon, Feb 3, 2020

President Panuelo Signs Nation-wide COVID-19 Social Distancing Decree

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Decree on Social Distancing

Tue, Aug 25, 2020 Tue, Aug 25, 2020

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

President Panuelo Solicits the U.S. Department of Interior for the FSM’s Membership into the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education; If Accepted, FSM Students to See More Affordable Tuition at Many U.S. Universities

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Sat, Mar 20, 2021 Sat, Mar 20, 2021

FSM Government files for U.S. Government’s Assistance to Investigate Potential Abuse and Mistreatment of its Citizens Recruited to Work for a U.S. Company in Sioux City, Iowa

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Fri, Sep 27, 2019 Mon, Sep 30, 2019

DHS Support Letter

Mon, Apr 13, 2020

Economic Stimulus, State of the Nation, & Nominations for Boards & FSM Supreme Court Discussed in Committee to Wait

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Mon, May 11, 2020 Tue, May 12, 2020

Letter to Speaker: RE PIF

Wed, Feb 17, 2021