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Information for Visa Applicants about the Current State of Visa Services

Information for visa applicants about the current state of visa services:   The U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan understands that many non-immigrant visa applicants have paid the visa application processing fee and are waiting to schedule a visa appointment.  We have restored all routine visa operations as of December 2, 2020. For non-immigrant visa receipts valid on ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:   03/10/21 ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel regardless of where they are traveling from. Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care ...
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“Nothing is impossible in life”: Bekbolat Izbassarov about studying in the United States

“Nothing is impossible in life”: Bekbolat Izbassarov about studying in the United States Bekbolat Izbassarov – Deputy Head of the Health Department of Aktobe region Program: Hubert Humphrey 2017  – When and how did you decide to become a member of the program?  – I have always dreamed of studying abroad, especially in the United States. I’ve heard a ...
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Joint Statement on the Results of the Council Meeting of the U.S.-Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA)

WASHINGTON – On March 31, senior officials of the governments of the United States, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan met for the Council Meeting of the U.S. – Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA). Officials from Afghanistan and Pakistan attended as observers. The participants affirmed the TIFA as a valuable mechanism ...
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USAID Launches a New Regional Water and Environment Activity in Kazakhstan  

USAID Launches a New Regional Water and Environment Activity in Kazakhstan   April 1, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan– Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched its regional, five-year activity in Kazakhstan, “USAID Regional Water and Vulnerable Environment.” The activity will strengthen regional cooperation between the five countries of Central Asia and Afghanistan on the management of ...
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2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Kazakhstan

Executive Summary The Republic of Kazakhstan’s government and constitution concentrate power in the presidency. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev became president after June 2019 elections that were marked, according to an observation mission by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, by election day violations, including ballot stuffing and falsification ...
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