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Executive Order on Visas

Arabic Translation for the Executive Order is here (PDF 96 KB) On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States which directs us to review current screening procedures, while protecting national security – our top priority when issuing visas.  The Executive Order has ...
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Worldwide Caution – March 3, 2017

Worldwide Caution 1. As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad. This replaces the Worldwide ...
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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and ...
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Chargé Cutrona Speaks to Leadership Class at Arabian Gulf University

On February 26, Chargé d’Affaires Aimee Cutrona visited the Arabian Gulf University (AGU) to speak with the “Leadership for the 21st Century” class conducted by Dr. Robert M. Mauro, Director of the Global Leadership Institute at Boston College.  Last spring, Boston College signed an agreement with AGU to deliver a PhD in Innovation Management and, ...
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U.S. Universities Recruit Bahraini Students

On February 20, 2017, the International Student Network (ISN) hosted a university fair in Bahrain for students interested in studying in the United States.  The fair featured representatives from over 10 American colleges and universities, including Eastern Kentucky University, Fontbonne University, Illinois State University, University of Central Missouri, Grand Valley State University, University of San ...
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