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Public Notice: Implementation of the REAL ID Act as it applies to FAS Citizens

Implementation of the REAL ID Act as it applies to FAS Citizens

Thu, Nov 7, 2019 Thu, Nov 7, 2019

Implementation of the REAL ID Act as it applies to FAS Citizens

Thu, Nov 7, 2019

Cárdenas, Radewagen, Gabbard, Womack, Case, Sablan Introduce the Covering Our FAS Allies Act

Oct 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29), along with Representatives Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-AS), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Steve Womack (R-AR), Ed Case (D-HI), and Gregorio Sablan (D-MP) introduced the Covering Our FAS Allies (COFA) Act. This bipartisan bill would reinstate Medicaid eligibility for citizens of the Freely Associated States (FAS) – the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau.

Wed, Oct 23, 2019 Fri, Oct 25, 2019

President Panuelo Discusses Enduring FSM-U.S. Partnership with the new U.S. National Security Advisor to President Trump at the White House

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President Panuelo Discusses Enduring FSM-U.S. Partnership with the new U.S. National
Security Advisor to President Trump at the White House

Tue, Oct 15, 2019 Tue, Oct 15, 2019

President Panuelo Reaffirms Enduring Defense Relationship in Meeting with United States Secretary of Defense, the Honorable Mark T. Esper, at the Pentagon

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President Panuelo Reaffirms Enduring Defense Relationship in Meeting with United States
Secretary of Defense, the Honorable Mark T. Esper, at the Pentagon

Tue, Oct 15, 2019 Tue, Oct 15, 2019

President Paneulo Administers Oath of Office to Akillino H. Susaia & Jackson T. Soram as Ambassador of the FSM to the USA & Deputy Chief of Mission of the FSM to the USA, Respectively

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President Paneulo Administers Oath of Office to Akillino H. Susaia & Jackson T. Soram as
Ambassador of the FSM to the USA & Deputy Chief of Mission of the FSM to the USA,
Respectively

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On October 11th, 2019, His Excellency Akillino H. Susaia, Ambassador of
the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to the United States of America, and the Honorable
Jackson T. Soram, Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM), were sworn into their respective roles by His

Tue, Oct 15, 2019 Tue, Oct 15, 2019

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

Micronesia - President Addresses General Debate, 74th Session

26 Sep 2019 - David Panuelo, President and Head of Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, addresses the general debate of the 74th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 24 – 30 September 2019).

United NationsThu, Sep 26, 2019 Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Joint U.S. Congressional Committee Hearing on “Sustainable U.S. Pacific Insular Relationships”

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Joint U.S. Congressional Committee Hearing on “Sustainable U.S. Pacific Insular Relationships”

Thu, Sep 26, 2019 Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Citizens of the FSM Applying for REAL ID Driver’s Licenses: You Need Your I-94 and Your FSM Passport

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Citizens of the FSM Applying for REAL ID Driver’s Licenses: You Need Your I-94 and Your FSM Passport

Wed, Sep 4, 2019 Wed, Sep 4, 2019

Public Charge - Notice

NOTICE TO CITIZENS
of the Federated States of Micronesia

On August 14, 2019, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its final rule ‘Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds’, which will go into effect on October 15, 2019.

Tue, Sep 3, 2019

The FSM Development Bank Scholarship Opportunities

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Wed, Aug 28, 2019 Wed, Aug 28, 2019

The FSM Development Bank Scholarship

Wed, Aug 28, 2019

Secretary Pompeo Tells President Panuelo: “We’re Ready to Start Negotiations on the Compact of Free Association”

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Secretary Pompeo Tells President Panuelo: “We’re Ready to Start Negotiations on the Compact of Free Association”

Mon, Aug 5, 2019 Mon, Aug 5, 2019

FSM Joint National Inauguration Ceremony Livestream

The Joint National Inauguration Ceremony will be livestreamed, with the program proper starting at 10:00am today July 29 2019 PONT. The link is here and already live.

Click here to access the Inaugural Address of His Excellency David W. Panuelo, Ninth President of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Office of the President of the Federated States of MicronesiaSun, Jul 28, 2019 Mon, Jul 29, 2019

Inaugural Address of His Excellency David W. Panuelo

Mon, Jul 29, 2019

President Panuelo & Secretary Wilkie Pay Respects to the Ten FSM Citizens Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice in Solemn Wreath-Laying Ceremony

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President Panuelo & Secretary Wilkie Pay Respects to the Ten FSM Citizens Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice in Solemn Wreath-Laying Ceremony

Sun, Jul 28, 2019 Sun, Jul 28, 2019

Senators Hirono, Schatz Reintroduce Legislation to Restore Health Care Access for COFA Citizens

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Wednesday, July 24, 2019, Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) reintroduced the Covering our FAS Allies Act, which would reinstate Medicaid coverage, also known as Med-QUEST in Hawaii, for citizens of the Freely Associated States (FAS) living in the United States under the Compacts of Free Association (COFA).
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Wed, Jul 24, 2019 Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Full Committee Hearing on the Freely Associated States

Full video of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural ResourcesTue, Jul 23, 2019 Thu, Jul 25, 2019

ENR Reviews U.S. Interests in the Freely Associated States

(U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources – Tue, Jul 23, 2019) U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today chaired a hearing to examine U.S. interests in the Freely Associated States (FAS), which include the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau. Relations between the U.S. and FAS began during World War II, when the United States ended Japanese occupation of the region.

U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural ResourcesTue, Jul 23, 2019 Thu, Jul 25, 2019