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Message for U.S. Citizens: November 2021 Consular Newsletter

As part of our continued efforts to inform U.S. citizens in Haiti, the Consular Section in Port Au Prince is pleased to provide its November 2021 Newsletter, available at  https://tinyurl.com/ConsularNewsletterNovember2021 .  This month’s newsletter includes a notice to U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Haiti at this time, a Q&A about the vaccine requirements to fly ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Director General IOM Vitorino and Deputy Directors General Pope and Daniels

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 15, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary Blinken met with Director General António Vitorino and the two new Deputy Directors General Amy Pope and Ugochi Daniels today in Washington, D.C.  Secretary Blinken congratulated the Director General on IOM’s upcoming 70th anniversary and welcomed the two Deputy Directors General to their new ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

November 10, 2021 Location:  Haiti Events:  The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to make plans to depart Haiti now via commercial means. U.S. citizens should carefully consider the risks of traveling to or remaining in Haiti in light of the current security situation and infrastructure challenges.  Widespread fuel shortages may limit essential services in an emergency, ...
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DHS Announces Six New Countries Eligible for the H-2A and H-2B Visa Programs

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Department of State, has announced six new countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B visa programs in the coming year.  The notice listing the eligible countries will be published in the Federal Register on Nov. 10, 2021. “The Department ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  Haiti Events:  The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince has rescheduled all visa appointments through Friday, November 12, 2021.  However, the embassy remains open for services for U.S. citizens in Haiti.  Please avoid all unnecessary travel and remain vigilant, as the security situation continues to be highly unpredictable. As a reminder, Haiti has a Level 4 “DO ...
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