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United States Breaks Ground On New Embassy Compound in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

In an important symbol of our enduring friendship with the Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic President, Leonel Fernandez; U.S. Ambassador to the Domincan Republic, Raul H. Yzaguirre; and Leo Hession, Managing Director for Operations of the Department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), broke ground on the New Embassy Compound (NEC) in Santo Domingo today. Situated ...
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US Consulate Introduces Online Non-Immigrant Visa Appointment System

The Embassy of the United States is pleased to announce that, starting next Thursday, September 8, a new system for scheduling nonimmigrant visa appointments or (tourist visas) through the internet, will come into effect.  Henceforth, applicants can schedule their appointments through the internet and won’t necessarily have to purchase a pin from Banco Popular and schedule their appointment ...
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ICE and CBP return 67 artifacts to the Dominican Republic

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) returned a collection of 67 artifacts illegally imported into the United States from the Dominican Republic. The objects were discovered as part of a number of investigations by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and CBP – one in Jacksonville ...
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