News & Events

Embassy Suspending All Non-Immigrant Visa Operations as of February 10, 2021

Due to the deteriorating epidemiological situation in Montenegro and to prevent the spread of COVID-19,  the Embassy is suspending all non-immigrant visa operations as of February 10, 2021.  We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible, but are unable to provide a specific date at this time.  Please follow  https://me.usembassy.gov/visas/  for updates.   The Consular Section will continue to provide ...
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Statement by President Joe Biden on Black History Month

Statement by President Joe Biden On Black History Month February 01, 2021 This February, during Black History Month, I call on the American people to honor the history and achievements of Black Americans and to reflect on the centuries of struggle that have brought us to this time of reckoning, redemption, and hope. We have ...
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U.S. Embassy Modernizes Basic Court of Podgorica’s Large Courtroom

U.S. Ambassador Judy Rising Reinke, together with the Senior Anti-Corruption Advisor at the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo, Erik Larson, joined the President of the Basic Court in Podgorica, Zeljka Jovovic, for a tour of the court’s newly renovated large courtroom on January 29, 2021. Through the U.S. Embassy’s Rule of Law Program, approximately $280,000 was ...
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Nikšić Students Graduate from Access English Language Program

U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Judy Rising Reinke, together with the English Language Teachers’ Association of Montenegro (ELTAM), officially presided over the graduation of students from Nikšić from their two-year Access Microscholarship Program on January 21, 2021. The graduation ceremony was organized virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Access Microscholarship Program is a two-year, intensive, ...
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President Biden Signed Presidential Proclamation “Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States”

On January 20, 2021, President Biden signed a Presidential Proclamation titled “Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States.”  This proclamation ends the travel restrictions under Presidential Proclamations 9645 and 9983 and directs the State Department to pursue the processing of visa applications for individuals from impacted countries consistent with applicable law and visa ...
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