Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

Event: On Friday, October 30th, 2020, on Szabadsag ter (square), there is a planned demonstration to call public attention to the civilian victims of the ongoing war between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Hungarian Police will be present at this event to monitor the security situation. Date/Time: October 30th (Friday) / 6:00pm – 7:30pm Location: Near Hutte Café in Szabadsag …

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Ambassador Cornstein’s Remarks at the Commemoration of the Placement of the Statue of George H.W. Bush

Szabadság tér, Budapest Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Thank you, Mister Prime Minister. Thank you, Ministers, dignitaries, excellencies, ladies and gentlemen for being here today. It’s an honor to be here with you all today on this historic occasion. Mister Prime Minister, it may feel familiar for you to be on this square to inaugurate a …

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Director of Policy Planning visits Hungary

Dr. Peter Berkowitz, Director of the Policy Planning Staff in the Office of the Secretary of the Department of State, visited Hungary to discuss the recent report  of the  Commission on Unalienable Rights and how its principles inform initiatives such as the International Religious Freedom Alliance, of which Hungary is one of the founding members. During his visit, Dr. Berkowitz participated …

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Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights

On July 16, 2020, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo released the Draft Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights. Draft Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights (PDF, 28MB) Unalienable Rights and the Securing of Freedom – Secretary Pompeo’s speech at the release of the Draft Report.

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (July 3, 2020)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (July 3, 2020) Location: Szabadsag Square, V. District, Budapest, Hungary Event: On July 3rd, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, a demonstration against the annexation of the Palestinian West Bank will take place in Szabadság tér (Square). Actions to Take: · Monitor local media for updates. · …

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Presidential Proclamation – December 4, 2017

Presidential Proclamation on Visas   On December 4, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the government’s motions for emergency stays of preliminary injunctions issued by U.S. District Courts in the Districts of Hawaii and Maryland. The preliminary injunctions had prohibited the government from fully enforcing or implementing the entry restrictions of Presidential Proclamation 9645 (P.P.) …

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Presidential Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants

Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus HEALTHCARE Issued on: March 11, 2020 On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and nonimmigrants of Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus and Other Appropriate Measures …

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Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (March 1, 2020) Location: Budapest, the march will begin near Gellert Hotel on the Buda side (district 11.), cross the Szabadság bridge, and proceed to Parliament (district 5.) passing through Szabadság tér (district 5.) in front of the Embassy.  A counter demonstration will also take place near the …

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Statement from the President: LGBT Pride Month

As we celebrate LGBT Pride Month and recognize the outstanding contributions that LGBT people have made to our great Nation, let us also stand in solidarity with the many LGBT people who live in dozens of countries worldwide that punish, imprison, or even execute individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation.

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Demonstration Alert

Location 1 Gathering site:  Károly körút by Kálvin tér in front of the Hungarian National Museum (district 5/8.), March 15, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm – Budapest, Hungary. Event A political event is expected to take place on March 15, 2019 from from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm on the occasion of commemoration …

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Demonstration Alert

Location Gathering site:  Lánchíd / Chain Bridge (district 5.), February 15, 2019 starting at 17:00 pm – Budapest, Hungary. Event  A political demonstration is expected to take place on February 15, 2019 from 17:00 pm to 22:00 pm on the occasion of changes in the Labor Code.   The Hungarian Police have noted that there …

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Demonstration Alert

1. Location   Gathering site: Hősök tere (district 14.), February 10, 2019 starting at 13:00 pm and will march to the Parliament (district 5.) beginning at 13:45 pm. – Budapest, Hungary. March route: Andrássy út  (district 6-5.) – Oktogon (district 6.) – Teréz körút (district 6.) – Nyugati tér (district 6.) – Szent István körút …

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Demonstration Alert

1. Location Gathering site: Oktogon tér – Budapest, Hungary. Event  A political demonstration/march is expected to take place on Saturday, January 5, 2018 – 10:00 to 19:00.   The authorities expect 500 participants to take part.   The Hungarian Police have noted that there will be a law enforcement presence at the venue.  The demonstration is properly …

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Demonstration Alert

1. Location Gathering site: Vértanúk tere by Kossuth tér – Budapest, Hungary. Event A political demonstration/march is expected to take place on Friday, December 28, 2018 – 17:00 to 18:00.  The Hungarian Police have noted that there will be a law enforcement presence at the venue.  The demonstration is properly registered with the Hungarian National …

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Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary   Location Gathering site: Alkotmány utca by Kossuth tér (district 5.), starting at 17:00 pm and will march to the Parliament (district 5.) beginning at 19:00 pm. – Budapest, Hungary. March route: Kossuth Lajos tér – Széchenyi rakpart – Széchenyi tér – József Attila utca – Bajcsy-Zsilinszky …

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Job Opening: American Corner Director in Budapest

Call for application for the position of AMERICAN CORNER DIRECTOR,  Budapest Applications are invited from Hungarian citizens for the position of American Corner Director in Budapest, located in Budapest Corvinus University. The position starts on September 1, 2018. The American Corners (AC) program is a United States Department of State -sponsored initiative. There are almost 500 Corners in 70 countries all around …

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Demonstration Alert

  Location: on the route of Kossuth tér (district 5.) – Alkotmány utca (district 5.) – Bajcsy Zsilinszky út (district 5-6.), Károly körút (district 5.) – Kossuth Lajos utca (district 5.) – Szabad Sajtó utca (district 5.), Budapest, Hungary Event: A march is expected to take place on April 21, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m. …

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Demonstration Alert

  Location: On the route of Bem József tér (district 2.) – Bem rakpart (district 2.) – Lipthay utca  (district 2.) – Margit híd – Szent István körút (district 5.) – Nyugati tér (district 6.), Bajcsy-Zsilinkszy út (district 5 and 6.) – Alkotmány utca (district 5.) –   Kossuth tér/ Parliament (district 5.)  Budapest, Hungary Event: …

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Alert

Location: Szabadsag ter by Oktober 6 utca (gathering site) – Nador utca – Garibaldi utca – Kossuth ter / Ministry of Justice (destination site for demonstration) district 5, Budapest, Hungary Event: A gathering and march are expected to take place on March 11, 2018, beginning at 2:00 p.m. to demonstrate for home owners who are …

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Alert

Location: Hősök tere (Heroes Square) district 14, Budapest, Hungary Event: A gathering is expected to take place on March 10, 2018, beginning at 3:00 p.m. to celebrate the “Day of Szekler Freedom” Actions to Take: Avoid Hősök tere (Heroes Square) – district 14 – after 3:00 p.m. on March 10, 2018. Monitor local media for updates. …

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Demonstration Alert

Location: On the route of Deák tér (district 5.) – Bajcsy Zsilinszky út (district 5 and 6.) – Alkotmány utca (district 5.) – Kossuth tér/ Parliament (district 5.)  Budapest, Hungary Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on February 23, 2018, beginning at 5:00 p.m.   Demonstrators will protest “for necessary changes in public education.” …

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Security Alert

Location:  Budapest Airport Event: According to recent press reports, theft of items from passenger luggage at Budapest Airport has increased.  Passengers reported that valuable items had been removed from their checked luggage. Actions to Take: Keep all valuable items in carry-on luggage or on your person. Do not place any items of value in your …

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Demonstration Alert

Location:  In between the Reformed Church of Homecoming and the old Hungarian National TV building in Szabadság tér (Southern end) (district 5.); Budapest, Hungary. Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on February 11, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m.   Demonstrators will demonstrate against a planned Holy Mass for Miklos Horthy, governor of Hungary from …

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Demonstration Alert

Location:  Kapisztrán tér in the Buda Castle (district 1.); Budapest, Hungary. Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on February 10, 2018, beginning at 4:00 p.m.   Demonstrators will commemorate the unsuccessful breakout attempt of German and Hungarian military forces from the Soviet Army in 1945.  There will be two counter-demonstrations at the same time: …

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Demonstration Alert

Location:  Demonstrators are expected in the area in between the Hutte Café and the German Occupation Memorial in Szabadság tér (district 5.) Budapest, Hungary Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on February 9, 2018, beginning at 5:00 p.m.   Demonstrators will protest “to express solidarity with the current student demonstrations by means of art.” …

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Government Shutdown Notice

At this time, scheduled passport and visa services will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits. This website will not be regularly updated until full operations resume, with the exception of emergency safety and security information. For further information on consular issues, please contact our Consular Section at  https://hu.usembassy.gov/embassy/budapest/sections-offices/consular-section/

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Demonstration Alert

Location:  the junction of Kossuth tér and Alkotmány utca (District 5); Budapest, Hungary. Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on January 19, 2018, beginning at 3:00 p.m.   Demonstrators will protest “in favor of a better public education system.” Actions to Take: Avoid the junction of Kossuth tér and Alkotmány utca (District 5) after 3:00 …

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Demonstration Alert

Location:  Demonstrators are expected to take the following route:  Városház park (District 5) – Károly körút (District 5) – Deák Ferenc tér (District 5) – Bajcsy Zsilinszky út (District 6) – Andrássy út (District 6) – Hősök tere (District 14); Budapest, Hungary Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on January 20, 2018, beginning at …

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National Security Strategy

On December 18, 2017, President Donald J. Trump unveiled a new National Security Strategy that sets a positive strategic direction for the United States, which will restore America’s advantages in the world and build upon our country’s great strengths. The Strategy identifies four vital national interests as: (1) Protect the homeland, the American people, and American …

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Changes to Filing I-130 Petition Overseas

Effective August 15, 2011, petitioners residing overseas will no longer be able to routinely file Forms I-130, Petitions for Alien Relative, with U.S. Embassies and Consulates except in locations where U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has a public counter presence within the Embassy or Consulate.  Petitioners residing overseas in countries where USCIS does not …

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Az EBESZ képviselője elítéli a sajtószabadság helyzetének és az újságírók biztonságának folyamatos romlását az ukrán kormány ellenőrzésén kívül eső területeken Bécs, 2017. január 24. Az EBESZ Állandó Tanácsa Különleges Ellenőrző Missziója főellenőrének legutóbbi jelentését követően Dunja Mijatovic sajtószabadságért felelős képviselő ma elítélte a sajtószabadság helyzetének és az újságírók biztonságának folyamatos romlását Ukrajna konfliktus sújtotta részein. …

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A tűzszünet megsértése Kelet-Ukrajnában

Mark Toner megbízott szóvivő nyilatkozata | USA Külügyminisztériuma | Szóvivői Iroda | 2017. január 31. Az Egyesült Államok súlyos aggodalmát fejezi ki a Kelet-Ukrajnában, Avgyijivka-Jaszinuvata környékén a minap kirobbant erőszak miatt. Az EBESZ Különleges Megfigyelő Missziója (Special Monitoring Mission) január 28. óta küld jelentéseket a harcok drámai fokozódásáról, melyekben nehéztüzérség és a minszki egyezmény által …

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Messages for U.S. Citizens

Filing an I-130 Petition Overseas Except under exceptional circumstances, petitioners residing overseas in countries where USCIS does not have a public counter presence (such as Hungary) are required to file their Forms I-130 by mail with the USCIS Chicago lockbox.  (More information about Filing I-130 Petitions can be found on our Immigrant Visa web page.) The Internal …

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