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  • International Education Week

    International Education Week

    On November 20, Embassy Consular Officer Debra Johnson discussed on the F1visa/student visa to more than 300 students from different colleges.

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  • Halloween


    On October 30, Deputy Chief of Mission, Lori Peterson Dando, spoke to a skeptical audience about “Halloween”; its origins, how it is celebrated in different countries and how it arrived in America through Irish immigrants.

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  • 2015 Hunger Report

    2015 Hunger Report

    When Women Flourish ... We can End Hunger

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  • Visa Appointments Require an Application

    Visa Appointments Require an Application

    You must submit your DS-160 visa application before you can schedule your visa interview appointment. Appointments without submitted applications are subject to deletion.

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    Home to the world's best colleges and universities. Contact Educational Advisor in Asmara for guidance on finding and applying to an accredited U.S. college or university.


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