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  • Public Inquiries Will Stop on March 31, 2015

    Public Inquiries Will Stop on March 31, 2015

    Persons who have questions regarding American Citizen Services and Non Immigrant Visas may contact the consular section at 291-1-120004 daily between 5:00-6:00PM and via email at

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  • Asmara Honors the Life of Ruby Bridges

    Asmara Honors the Life of Ruby Bridges

    The American Center’s Speakers’ program observed Black History Month by presenting “The Story of Ruby Bridges.” The U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section featured Clifton Jeffery, the Embassy RSO, who spoke to an audience of over 70 attendees.

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  • Presentation of SOTU by Charge' d'Affairs

    Presentation of SOTU by Charge' d'Affairs

    On January 28, 2015, Embassy Asmara showed President Obama’s State of the Union Address to Congress. Charge d’ Affairs Louis Mazel introduced the speech, explaining the constitutional requirement and the history of the event.

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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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    If you are an American citizen with an afterhours emergency, please call the Embassy switchboard at (291)1-12-00-04.

    For nonemergency issues please contact us at (291)1-12-00-04 daily between 5:00-6:00PM or via e-mail at

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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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