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November 18, 2022

International Education Week

Since 1946, U.S. educational and cultural programs have had a wide-ranging impact.


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  • November 17, 2022

    Addressing U.S. Visitor Visa Wait Times

    As of November 2022, the median worldwide wait time for a tourist visa (B1/B2) interview appointment is about two months, and applicants with urgent travel needs who meet certain criteria can apply for an emergency appointment, usually available within days.
  • November 17, 2022

    Designating Sanctions Evaders Involved in Iranian Petrochemical and Petroleum Trade

    The United States is taking further action to disrupt sanctions evasion efforts involving the sale of Iranian petroleum and petrochemical products.
  • November 17, 2022

    United States and Ecuador Sign Open Skies Agreement

    This bilateral Open Skies Agreement enables the expansion of passenger and cargo flights between Ecuador and the United States, thereby promoting increased travel and trade, and ultimately spurring high quality job opportunities and economic growth.

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Understanding Food Security

Food security is having enough safe and nutritious food to eat. Food insecurity can destabilize societies, increase hunger and malnutrition, drive migration and conflict, and cause severe economic dislocation.

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