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The 2020 U.S. general elections will be held on November 3, 2020. 

At the federal level, voters will choose the U.S. president, 35 members of the U.S. Senate and all 435 voting members of the U.S. House of Representatives.  At the state level, 11 governorships are will be decided, as will more than 5,000 state legislature seats.  As a U.S. citizen living in Algeria, you can vote absentee while living away from your voting residence. Here’s ...
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U.S. Embassy Algiers Resuming Limited Immigrant Visa Services

U.S. Embassy Algiers Consular Section is resuming some limited immigrant visa services. We will continue providing emergency American Citizen Services. Please read all instructions below carefully before contacting the Embassy with questions. To adhere to U.S. and Algerian government health recommendations to limit the spread of COVID-19, we will operate with reduced staff and limit ...
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50 Young Female Job Seekers Participate in the U.S. Embassy’s Mentorship Program

The Embassy of the United States of America, in collaboration with World Learning, held a graduation ceremony for the graduates of the Bawsala Mentorship Program on September 26 (Oran) and October 3 (Algiers), 2020.  This year’s expanded program connected 50 young female job seekers with ten female mentors who are leaders in their fields such ...
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper’s Meeting with President Abdelmadjid Tebboune

Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper met with Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune at the Presidential Residence in Algiers today.  Secretary Esper expressed his appreciation for the longstanding relationship between the United States and Algeria, voiced support for expanding the military relationship, and highlighted Algeria’s steady leadership in regional security. The two leaders discussed security ...
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Tomorrow’s Leaders Program

The Tomorrow’s Leaders Program is a MEPI initiative for capable and highly motivated high school seniors in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) who are from underserved backgrounds. The program will provide four-year university enrollment and internship opportunities at select institutions of higher learning in the MENA region.
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