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02/06/2014: CONSULAR OUTREACH MISSION TO OREGON

(Left photo) Members of the Consular Outreach Mission  led  by Consul Reginald Bernabe,  together  with the officers of Douglas County Filipino-American Association headed by Ms. Michelle Alba Lim, host partner organizer in Roseburg (Right photo) Dual citizenship applicants render the Oath of Allegiance during the Consular Outreach Mission held in Portland, Oregon held at the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepeneurs, and co-organized by the Consulate General with the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon headed by Mr. Jason Lim.

A seven-member team from the  Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco conducted Consular Outreach Missions in Roseburg and Portland, Oregon on last May 24 and 25,  2014, respectively.

In coordination with the Philippine Honorary Consulate General’s office in Portland, Oregon, the consular outreach missions were organized in partnership with the  Douglas County Filipino-American Association for the mission in Roseburg, the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon and Oregon Association of Minority Entrepeneurs (venue)  for the mission in Portland.

The two-day outreach mission extended various consular services such as passport, civil registry, legalization and notarial, dual citizenship services as well Overseas Voter Registration.

This is the 5th Consular Outreach Mission conducted by the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco in the Pacific Northwest since January of this year. After California, the Pacific Northwest states of Oregon and Washington have the  largest concentration of Filipinos among the Consulate’s  10-state  jurisdiction.  2010 US Census figures indicate that there are 15,861 Filipinos (of Filipino Heritage) in Oregon.

For more information on forthcoming outreach missions for 2014 applicants are invited to visit the Consulate General’s webpage www.philippinessanfrancisco.org and click “Schedule of Consular Outreach”.