the federal department in the UnitedStates that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789"
This department responsible for visa issuance worldwide through U.S. consulates and embassies. A bureau within the U.S. Department of State administers the Exchange Visitor Program and thereby regulates the stay of all individuals in J-1 status
The United States Department of State maintains diplomatic relationships between the United States and other countries. Within the U.S., the department oversees foreign embassies and consulates and manages the accreditation of their ambassadors and other personnel present in the U.S. It issues passports to U.S. citizens. Outside the U.S., the Department of State organizes the work of U.S. embassies and consulates, issues visas to foreign nationals, and generally assists in expediting international travel and commerce. The Department of State administers the Exchange Visitor Program, which includes J-1 students.
A cabinet level ministry of the US government responsible for foreign affairs, consuls, and the issuance of visas. Informally referred to as the "State Department" or DOS.
is the U.S. government entity that operates U.S. embassies and consulates. It is the DOS that determines who is entitled to a visa or green card when the application is filed outside the U.S. at U.S. embassies or consulates. The USCIS under the Department of Justice regulates immigration processing inside the U.S.
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) operates U.S. embassies and consulates. Generally, it is the DOS that determines who is entitled to a visa or green card when an application is filed outside the United States. But it is the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), under the Department of Justice, that regulates immigration processing inside the United States.
Runs the embassies and consulates, which decide on Immigrant and Non-immigrant Visa applications.
The federal agency, through its Bureau of Refugee Programs, that coordinates the reception and placement of refugees with voluntary agencies, states, and localities. The agency also administers the international refugee program efforts of the federal government. Additionally, it administers the issuance of visas through its over 200 consular offices located in foreign countries throughout the world.
A Department of State (Roinn StÃ¡it in Irish), of Ireland, is a department or ministry of the Irish Government. The head of such a department is a Minister of the Government (Aire Rialtais in Irish), which should not be confused with Minister of State which is a junior non-cabinet minister who is attached to a Department of State and assists a Minister of the Government.