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U.S. Ambassador Lawrence Silverman Comments on 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report

Earlier this week, Kuwait and the international community marked International Domestic Workers’ Day, recognizing the important contributions domestic workers make to the lives of millions of families worldwide.  The violence and abuse domestic workers and other vulnerable people suffer at the hands of some human traffickers are painful reminders that nations must act to eliminate ...
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Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: IRS Tax Webinar Series

U.S. Embassy Kuwait Monday, May 27, 2019 In June 2019, the IRS will be hosting a series of webinars to assist U.S. taxpayers living abroad with their tax filing requirements. Details for the upcoming webinars can be found by accessing the IRS website: https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/webinars-for-tax-practitioners Of particular interest to U.S. taxpayers in Kuwait may be a webinar ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Cessation of Issuance of Residence Permit Stickers

Starting March 10, 2019, Kuwaiti authorities will no longer issue residence permit stickers in passports for new and current residents of Kuwait. When applying for a new or renewal residence, Kuwaiti authorities will issue residents a newly-formatted civil identification card to replace the function of the residence permit sticker. After receiving a new civil identification ...
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