Steven Wozencraft Meets with the Embassy and Swedish LGBT Advocates

Steven Wozencraft, Chairman and CEO of JOD Global Philanthropies and an advocate for LGBT rights, visited Stockholm on April 25 and met with Ambassador Brzezinski as well as Swedish civil society and government organizations. Deputy Chief of Mission Robert Gilchrist hosted a breakfast roundtable discussion with some of these groups where Steven described his lifelong ... Läs mer»

Want to study in the U.S.? Find out how.

Learn about accredited institutions from all parts of the United States and chat with admissions officers online — all for free. You will be able to attend webinars on undergraduate and graduate study, financial aid and student visas. Participating colleges run the gamut: Large universities, such as Notre Dame and the University of California, Los ... Läs mer»

The rise of the independent voter

The United States has two major political parties: Democratic and Republican. Ask an American voter which one she or he sides with, and the most likely answer is: “neither.” Recent polls  say at least 4 in 10 Americans identify as politically independent, even if they tend to “lean” Republican or Democratic on the issues. Only 3 in ... Läs mer»

How long does my passport have to be valid?

  We get a lot of questions from Swedish residents who want to know for how long their passport have to be valid when traveling to the United States. As a general rule, passports must be valid for six months beyond the date the traveler will exit the U.S. However, the U.S. has signed agreements with a ... Läs mer»

Absentee voting

November 8 is Election Day, and the day when the American people get to vote for the person they would like to be the next president of the United States. Voting is one of our most fundamental rights as U.S. citizens. FVAP works to ensure Service members, their eligible family members and overseas citizens are aware of ... Läs mer»

United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

Washington DC, January 21, 2016 The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel while maintaining ... Läs mer»

Europe Travel Alert

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe following several terrorist attacks, including the March 22 attacks in Brussels claimed by ISIL. Terrorist groups continue to plan near-term attacks throughout Europe, targeting sporting events, tourist sites, restaurants, and transportation. This Travel Alert expires on June 20, 2016. U.S. ... Läs mer»

Travel information on e-passports

The United States welcomes visitors from around the world.  We want people to visit and do business in the United States. Effective April 1, 2016, Swedish citizens must have an electronic passport (e-passport) to be eligible for visa-free travel to the United States.  Please take a moment to ensure you have an e-passport before planning ... Läs mer»
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