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  • As she entered St. John’s Harbor, USCGC Eagle was careful to avoid the icebergs!

    July 4 Reception On-board USCGC Eagle

    U.S. Consul General Richard Riley travelled to St. John’s, Newfoundland to host a July 4 reception aboard USCGC Eagle.

  • Consul General Riley, Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor J.J. Grant, and politicians from every level of government came together for a photo in support of Scott Jones’ Don’t Be Afraid Campaign.

    Independence Day at the Atlantic Maritime Museum

    On July 2 the U.S. Consulate Halifax held an early Independence Day celebration at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

  • CG Riley Hosts the Boston Red Sox Trophy

    CG Riley Hosts the Boston Red Sox Trophy

    On Wednesday, June 5th Consul General Riley and PA Halifax hosted a reception in honor of the visit to Halifax of the Boston Red Sox’s 2013 World Series Trophy!

  • Dr. Mary Ellen Weber chats with students at the Techsploration banquet at the Nova Scotia Community College in Truro, NS.

    Former NASA Astronaut Visits Halifax

    Former NASA Astronaut, Dr. Mary Ellen Weber visited Halifax and Truro, NS from May 14-18. She spoke to hundreds of students from grade primary to grade 12, teachers, guidance counsellors and, at one school, where she was visiting on “grandparents” day, she met lots of grandparents.


  • Ambassador Heyman, CG Riley on RCMP shooting in Moncton

    "We were saddened to witness the terrible events in Moncton, New Brunswick. We extend our deepest condolences to the families of those Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers killed and wounded in the line of duty during this tragic event."

NATO Summit 2014

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Passport/Visa System: Updates on Operational Status

  • We have made significant progress and issued most of the worldwide backlog of nonimmigrant visa cases. We are working to bring the Consular Consolidated Database back to full operational capacity.

    We continue to prioritize immigrant visas, adoption cases, and emergency nonimmigrant visa cases. We are printing visas for these cases and all cases with very few delays.

    For additional updates, please visit

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