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Supporting an Open and Transparent Judicial System in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic’s Judicial System is transforming its technological platform from a legacy or traditional data storage system to a modern digital environment, thanks to a US$1,345,000 donation from the U.S. Government to the Supreme Court of Justice. The upgrade will enable the courts to digitalize, store and share evidence and case files electronically and ...
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Coronavirus Information for the Dominican Republic

Last updated:  [04/09/2021] ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 ...
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The United States supported the reopening of health services and the creation of a protocol for health workers in the face of the COVID-19 crisis

In the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Dominican Republic, the support and accompaniment of the United States Government was key, offering technical assistance to the Dominican Government for the development of essential measures and processes to face the pandemic and design guidelines for the reopening of health services considered non-essential. With a ...
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Questions regarding Immigrant visa appointments

How long will it take to get an appointment? We do not have an exact timeline as every case is different. We are attempting to schedule as many interviews as we can while following Dominican, CDC, and State department guidelines on proper precautions and COVID-19 safety measures. We understand the frustration of applicants who have ...
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Categories affected by presidential proclamation (P.P.) 10052, can schedule appointments for renewal

Presidential Proclamation (P.P.) 10052, which suspended the entry of certain nonimmigrants who were determined to present a risk to the U.S. labor market during the economic recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak, expired on March 31, 2021.  PP 10052 applied to applicants for H-1B, H-2B, and L-1 visas; J-1 visa applicants participating in the intern, trainee, ...
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