News & Events

I just renewed my US passport, why does it look different? Introducing the Next Generation Passport!

The new passport is a modernized U.S. passport book, which we started issuing in 2021.  While our previous electronic passports are secure, the Next Generation Passport book uses new technologies to produce a more robust passport with enhanced security features, such as a polycarbonate data page, laser-engraved personalization, and updated artwork.  These improved security features ...
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Do I bring the petitioner to my interview at the Embassy?

As a reminder, the Immigrant Visa Unit at the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo is interviewing ALL immigrant visa classes, for all relationships, including F2A and F2B.  The embassy does NOT require petitioners to attend the interview, not for any immigrant visa class.  However, in some cases, it could be helpful for the consular officer ...
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VivenciasUSAenRD heads South

VivenciasUSAenRD heads South By Consul General, William Swaney I recently had the chance to visit the southwest and was again struck by the beauty of the DR and by how quickly the landscape and weather can change.  Our group left Santo Domingo in the dark and soon found ourselves on the coastal road south of ...
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