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Changes to Student Visas

The United States is the top global destination for international students, attracting students from almost every country across the globe.  We recognize the serious challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has posed to universities and students alike, and we hope that many international students who had planned to study this fall in the United States will be ...
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INTERNASJONAL RAPPORT OM RELIGIONSFRIHET NORGE 2019

Sammendrag  Grunnloven forbyr diskriminering på religiøst grunnlag og verner om retten til å selv velge, praktisere eller bytte religion. Den erklærer Den norske kirke å være landets etablerte kirke, og staten gir fortsatt kirken eksklusive fordeler, inkludert midler til lønn og fordeler for geistlige og andre ansatte. Hatefulle ytringer rettet mot personers religiøse overbevisning kan straffes i henhold til en lov om hatkriminalitet. Som følge av bekymringer uttrykt av trossamfunn og livssynsgrupper, endret regjeringen et lovforslag for å regulere disse gruppene ved blant annet å sette en minimumsgrense på 50 medlemmer for å kvalifisere for statlig støtte. Stortinget hadde ikke stemt om lovforslag ved utgangen av året. Regjeringen fortsatte å implementere ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Passport Information

The Printing Facility in the U.S. is now in the process of reopening and printing U.S. passports. You are welcome to visit our Passport Services page on the website to see how to renew your passport by mail as we address the high demand for consular services within the constraints of limited capacity due to the need to ...
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B-2s fly north of Arctic Circle, integrate with Norwegian F-35s

B-2 Spirit stealth bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, conducted integration and interoperability training with Norwegian F-35s during a long-range, long duration strategic bomber mission north of the Arctic Circle, June 18, 2020. “NATO’s 5th-gen(eration) capability and integration is critical for air superiority and enables precision engagement in the most ...
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U.S. Embassy Congratulates Norway on United Nations Security Council Seat

OSLO – The United States warmly congratulates Norway on its election as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2021-22. The election of Norway to the Security Council reflects the international community’s recognition of Norway’s strong commitment to global peace, prosperity, and security. The United States welcomes the opportunity to continue our close cooperation with Norway in ...
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