Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Grant Awards to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands 

FY 2020 

Political Status

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) emerged from the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI) which the United States administered on behalf of the United Nations from 1947 until Palau, the last member of the TTPI to choose its own political future, became an independent country 1994. The Federal law (the Covenant) making the CNMI a U.S. territory passed in 1975. The CNMI adopted its constitution in 1977, and its first constitutional government took office in 1978. The CNMI came under Federal minimum wage regulations in 2007 and immigration law in 2008. In June 2009, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security takes over the CNMI's immigration and border controls.

CNMI Leadership

Ralph DLG Torres
Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands

Office of the Governor
Caller Box 10007
Capital Hill
Saipan, MP  96950

1 (670) 664-2280
1 (670) 664-2211 Fax

Gregorio Camacho Sablan
U.S. Representative

U.S. House of Representatives
2411 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515

Telephone (202) 225-2646
Fax (202) 226-4249
Website

Former Resident Representatives

Former Governors

 

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