U.S. Visa Services Suspended in Turkey

As of October 8th, the United States suspended nonimmigrant visa issuance at its consulates within Turkey, until further notice.  While this suspension is in effect, Turkish citizens will not be able to apply for or renew a U.S. visa in Turkey .  This suspension also applies to citizens of other countries who had planned to apply for or renew a U.S. visa in Turkey.    Turkey has similarly suspended visa services for US nationals.

Presidential Proclamation (Travel Ban): Update from the International Center

On September 24, 2017, the White House issued a Presidential Proclamation titled “Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry into the United States by Terrorists or other Public-Safety Threats.”   The proclamation restricts visa issuance and entry to the United States for citizens/nationals of eight countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen.  Citizens/nationals of Sudan are no longer subject to travel restrictions.

International Center Photo Contest

Do you have great photos from your experiences at U-M, the state of Michigan, or another country?  The International Center invites U-M international and U.S. students, scholars, faculty, staff, and dependents to participate in our 2017 Photo Contest!  Submit your photos and see if the judges pick you as a winner to be displayed in the 2017 Global Photo Showcase!   Winning photos will be used for the International Center’s website, social media, digital signage, or future event promotion material.