News & Announcements

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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

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

FSM National & Pohnpei State Governments’ Medical Teams Jointly Report: the COVID-19 Case Onboard the MV Chief Mailo is Historical & Non-Infectious; FSM Asks WHO to Remove Nation from List of COVID-19 Affected Countries

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Wed, Jan 27, 2021 Wed, Jan 27, 2021

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

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

41 FSM Citizens & Diplomats Enter Pre-Quarantine in Guam for Repatriation to the FSM on December 5th

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Tue, Nov 24, 2020 Tue, Nov 24, 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

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

FSM Information Services
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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

Kosrae State Birth Certificate Request Form

Wed, Oct 17, 2018

Declaration of Public Health Emergency Extended to May 31st, 2021; May 13th Planned for Repatriation of Stranded Citizens

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Mon, Apr 5, 2021 Fri, Apr 9, 2021

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

COFA COVID-19 Family Needs Assessment

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Tue, Jul 7, 2020 Tue, Jul 7, 2020

FSM Passport Application Form

Thu, Feb 8, 2018

President David W. Panuelo Explores Possible Cooperation with Powerhouse Nonprofit Environmental Organizations and Philanthropists while in D.C.

Washington D.C. – On May 23rd, 2019, His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), hosted a breakfast meeting with powerhouse D.C-based nonprofit organizations (NGOs) for potential cooperation. He met with Mr. Tracy R. Wolstencroft, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Geographic Society (NGS), and also in attendance were Mr. Dan Myer, Director of Public Policy at NGS; Mr. Seth Horstmeyer, Program Director of Oceans5; and Ms. Kathryn J. Mengerink, J.D., Ph.D., Executive Director of the Waitt Foundation.

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

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available for All Eligible Citizens (18+) in All FSM States

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Mon, Feb 22, 2021 Mon, Feb 22, 2021

The FSM Development Bank Scholarship

Wed, Aug 28, 2019