News Releases

Nov 13, 2017

Kilili: Unlimited H visas safe

Intervention by Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) in the House/Senate agreement on the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act has kept safe the unlimited access to H visas available to Northern Marianas’ businesses.

Nov 13, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - November 9, 2017

Honoring Veterans Day • Speaking up for veterans • Vets committee wants islands report • Echo Company: Go For Broke! • Investigating Agent Orange sites • Veterans Benefits coming to NMI • Unlimited H visas safe • $12.9M for Tinian divert • Palau Compact approved • Service Academy days on Saipan, Rota • Academy Nominations Open • Wind energy study okayed • ANA grantees visit • Prevailing wage study now in use • School meals discussed • Long may you run, Bishop Ryan

Nov 13, 2017

Vietnam War veterans finally get recognition

AFTER more than 50 years, about 40 Vietnam War veterans in the CNMI received recognition during the Veterans Day commemoration on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at American Memorial Park.

Nov 13, 2017

Kilili: Funding for Tinian divert project now $21.9M

TOTAL funding for the Tinian Divert Airfield Project is now $21.9 million, according to the office of U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan.

Nov 13, 2017

Apply now for a service academy nomination

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) is once again accepting applications for nominations to the U.S. service academies.

Nov 12, 2017

Vets Committee wants islands reports

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs must report on how it provides hospital care, medical, mental health, and geriatric services to veterans in the Marianas under terms of my amendment to the VA Asset and Infrastructure Review Act of 2017.

Nov 12, 2017

House, Senate agree defense bill

The House and Senate Armed Services Committees issued their conference report this afternoon reconciling between the House and Senate versions of the National Defense Authorization Act for 2018.

Nov 12, 2017

Palau agreement approved

After a seven-year wait, the agreement to extend Palau’s Compact of Free Association through 2024 will finally be approved when the conference report is enacted into law.

Nov 12, 2017

Prevailing wage study now in use

The Commonwealth’s 2016 Prevailing Wage and Workforce Study is now in use by the U.S. Department of Labor for making prevailing wage determinations for H-1B, H-1B1, E-3, and H-2B visas, or permanent labor certification programs.

Nov 9, 2017

Kilili pushes health services for veterans of US territories

In pursuit of his goal to have a Veterans Affairs medical clinic serving veterans in the NMI, Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan successfully added a requirement for a needs assessment to legislation approved by the House VA Committee yesterday.