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Health Alert:  Updated Requirements for Travel to the United States – January 13, 2021

United States Embassy Manila, Philippines United States Consular Agency Cebu, Philippines  January 13, 2021 Health Alert:  Updated Requirements for Travel to the United States Effective January 26, 2021, all air passengers traveling to the United States from a foreign country, including U.S. citizens, must present either proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days of ...
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United States and Philippines Commission Zoonotic Disease Laboratory in Tuguegarao

Manila, January 12, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Defense Cooperative Threat Reduction program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), in partnership with the Philippine Department of Agriculture, the Bureau of Animal Industry, and the local Cagayan community, completed the construction and commissioning of a zoonotic disease diagnostic laboratory in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan. The ...
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Statement by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires John Law on the Recent Events at the U.S. Capitol

I would like to thank our many Philippine friends who reached out to us in the wake of the violence at the U.S. Capitol. Your heartfelt messages of support remind us that the friendship between our peoples remains strong. Leaders across our political spectrum have condemned last week’s criminal behavior and called for accountability. As ...
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Visa Update: Cancelation of H-1B, H-2B, H-4, L, and certain J Nonimmigrant Visa Appointments through March 31

The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines has canceled all visa appointments scheduled through March 31 for H-1B, H-2B, L-1, J applicants participating in the intern, trainee, teacher, camp counselor, au pair, or summer work travel program, and any spouses or children of covered applicants applying for H-4, L-2, or J-2 visas. On December 31, 2020, ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila (January 2, 2021)

United States Embassy Manila, Philippines United States Consular Agency Cebu, Philippines  January 2, 2021 Health Alert for U.S. Citizens in the Philippines:  Temporary Bar on Entry of Travelers from the United States  Starting Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., the Philippines will temporarily ban the entry of travelers from, or who have transited through, ...
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