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18/05/2009: Embassy of the Philippines in Washington, D.C. Conducts Consular Outreach Program in Atlanta, Georgia

18 May 2009, WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Embassy of the Philippines in Washington, D.C. conducted a Consular Outreach Program in Atlanta, Georgia on 16 May 2009.  The event was made possible through a partnership with Honorary Consul General Raoul Donato and Sarah J. Hawk, a partner at Fisher and Phillips, LLP, where the administration of consular services was held.

During the one-day event, 23 naturalized Americans reacquired their Philippine citizenship, 113 registered for Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) and over 150 submissions were received for Machine-Readable Passports (MRP), Notarization and Registration of Birth and Marriage.

The consular team was composed of Consul General Domingo Nolasco, Consular Assistants Silverio Manguerra, Janeth Falsis and Joey Macatula and Finance Officer Lyrie Fulgencio. END.

Embassy staff processing MRP applications and registering overseas absentee voters

Consul General Nolasco administering the oath of allegiance to 23 dual citizens in Atlanta, Georgia on 16 May 2009