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“North Korea routinely delays or denies requests by the Swedish Embassy for consular access to U.S. citizens,” an official with the State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs told ABC News in a statement. Anticipation of the Trump-Kim Jong Un talk, a summit that could bring the issue to the table, ...
Within a week, the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs started issuing security alerts for Mexico. The first one was posted on March 1, and stated, “U.S. Government employees are prohibited from using all tourist ferries on this route until further notice. Mexican and U.S. law enforcement ...

The U.S. Coast Guard was assisting in the search but is no longer an active part of the investigation. The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs is aware of the situation. In a statement, officials said: "When a U.S. citizen is reported missing overseas, we cooperate with search efforts by local ...
Application forms, as well as information about costs and how to apply for a passport book or passport card are available on the U.S Postal Service's website, www.usps.com/passport or the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs website, www.travel.state.gov/passport. Customers also can ...
... traveling to Cuba—out of close to 620,000 travelers who visited the island in 2017—even though officials at the Bureau of Consular Affairs who fielded those calls readily admit that they took no steps to determine when, where, and how those illnesses occurred, and simply passed the callers on to the FBI.
If you're gearing up to head on a spring-break getaway, officials from the U.S. Department of State have some advice you'll want to keep in mind. Laws in other countries can vary greatly, which is why state department officials are urging travelers to check the local rules before heading off to their ...

GAO found that (1) the final rule implements an adjustment to the Schedule of Fees for Consular Services of the Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs to raise the execution fee for passport books and cards from $25 to $35; and (2) with the exception of the 60-day delay in effective date requirement, the ...
A spokesman for the Bureau of Consular Affairs at the State Department said safety is utmost concern for U.S. citizens overseas. He was unable to discuss a case, which is protected by privacy laws, but said crime victims overseas can receive help finding medical care and information about how to file a ...
Tim Starkweather, an officer at the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs, recently took to Reddit for an AMA, pinpointing in the discussion what some of these protocols are and what you'll want to avoid doing when abroad. His first tip? Don't transport prescription medications that are illegal in ...
Rather than seek specific congressional support for IT upgrades, Tillerson has proposed to fund, in part, the reforms through transfers of funds from the Bureau of Consular Affairs which accrues money from the sale of passports and visas. Historically, these funds have been used to support expanded ...
"The U.S. government, particularly (Department of Homeland Security) with ICE and the State Department, with the Bureau of Consular Affairs are engaging diplomatically with those governments to kind of work on in the entire process in bilateral relationship," the ICE offfical told VOA. But negotiating a ...
A spokesman for the Bureau of Consular Affairs at the State Department said safety is utmost concern for U.S. citizens overseas. He was unable to discuss a case, which is protected by privacy laws, but said crime victims overseas can receive help finding medical care and information about how to file a ...
Thorton told a meeting of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations that she was aware of the flag incident, but said the Bureau of Consular Affairs' Web site was built by a new contractor and that her office had previewed it. “Following the publication, we don't recognize, of course, Taiwan as an ...
A spokesman for the Bureau of Consular Affairs at the State Department said safety is utmost concern for U.S. citizens overseas. He was unable to discuss a case, which is protected by privacy laws, but said crime victims overseas can receive help finding medical care and information about how to file a ...
Tim Starkweather, an officer at the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs, recently took to Reddit for an AMA, pinpointing in the discussion what some of these protocols are and what you'll want to avoid doing when abroad. His first tip? Don't transport prescription medications that are illegal in ...
Rather than seek specific congressional support for IT upgrades, Tillerson has proposed to fund, in part, the reforms through transfers of funds from the Bureau of Consular Affairs which accrues money from the sale of passports and visas. Historically, these funds have been used to support expanded ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the e-passport debacle, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) appointed Chen Chun-shen (陳俊賢) as the new director-general of the Bureau of Consular Affairs (BOCA), who took office on January 29. “The first thing to be done is to raise the morale in the office, which will ...

“Sometimes, as a social media manager, you feel a little bit like a punching bag,” Lori Lawson, digital engagement specialist for the State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs, said during the Jan. 31 Digital Citizen Summit hosted by Government Executive. “Folks come to you either when they're really, ...
It's the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs that is failing at its job to police those who overstay their visas, which is illegal. The statistics appear to near 50 percent of the illegal population are those who overstays their visa. He is for a smaller federal government and more power to the states ...
According to the ministry's Bureau of Consular Affairs (BOCA) Deputy Director General Christine Tsai (蔡幼文), the sticker is composed of the same material as the rest of the passport and is an introductory page with travel reminders, not used to accept visas. It is backed by an illustration of Terminal 1 of ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In another disjointed, unannounced move by the Trump administration, just days after news broke that the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and the U.S. State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) had removed the Taiwan flag from their websites, all flags of all countries ...
The State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs on its website says the State Department interprets the Immigration and Naturalization Act “to mean that a child born abroad must be biologically related to a U.S. citizen . . . in order for the child to acquire U.S. citizenship at birth.” It states a “U.S. citizen ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The official Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) webpage, which introduces the U.S.-Taiwan trade relations, as well as a United States Department Bureau of Consular Affairs' webpage, have removed the image of the Taiwan's flag on Taiwan-related ...
CORRECTION: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated visa/passport services would be postponed as a result of the shutdown. According to the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs, "scheduled passport and visa services in the U.S. and overseas will continue during the lapse in ...
Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are pressuring the State Department to reform the way it handles deaths and injuries to U.S. citizens vacationing in Mexico. In a letter Monday to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., said the more than 140 recently reported cases of ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new work-seeking visa is now available after Taiwan's Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professional Talent went into effect on Feb. 8, announced the national Bureau of Consular Affairs (BOCA) yesterday (Feb. 12), reported CNA. Antonio Chen (陳俊賢), who ...
Bernier-Toth said the Bureau of Consular Affairs in the State Department works closely with the ECA and Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) to disseminate important security information to U.S. citizens abroad. She talked about the four steps of a traveler's checklist: getting informed, getting ...
The US Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs has removed the flags of all countries from its Web site amid rising suspicion over the solidity of Taiwan-US ties following the disappearance of the Republic of China (ROC) flag from several US government Web sites. The change was first reported ...
... on six securities brokers in February and a leak of personal information from security breaches of Bureau of Consular Affairs' overseas offices ...
... from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the United States,” according to the U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs website.
The Diversity Visa Lottery suffered technical problems in 2011, when the Bureau of Consular Affairs nullified all results upon realizing that the ...
Under a new memorandum of understanding, IER and the Bureau of Consular Affairs have agreed to share information about employers that ...
s Bureau of Consular Affairs will share information specifically about employers who may be unlawfully discriminating against American ...
This past May the administration had implemented a new questionnaire for use by the State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs requiring ...
This past May the administration had implemented a new questionnaire for use by the State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs requiring ...
... a case-by-case basis, said Kevin Brosnahan, a spokesman for the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs in Washington, D.C. He ...
(iii) evaluate the procedures related to screening and vetting established by the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs in order to ...
... International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). Since February, he has worked for the Bureau of Consular Affairs, which oversees ...
Catlett joined the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs/Overseas Citizen Services as an attorney-adviser in February. He first ...
According to State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs spokesman Kevin Brosnahan,the US yesterday discontinued B1 and B2 visas, which ...
However, last year's most improved agency, the State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs, accounted for the largest statistical drop in the ...
... to register their presence with the U.S. government,” said William Cocks, a spokesman for the State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs.
#The United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs has issued a travel advisory, warning citizens not to travel to the Asian ...
... to the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was forwarded to the press office at the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs.
... a spokeswoman for the State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs. “The travel warning for North Korea is for all U.S. national travelers, ...
Sohaib worked for ActioNet and provided IT support to the State Department, particularly the Bureau of Consular Affairs. While working on their ...
... a spokeswoman for the State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs. "The travel warning for North Korea is for all U.S. national travelers, ...
What is your title? Intern in the Bureau of Consular Affairs, which formulates and implements policy relating to immigration and consular ...
A more contentious proposal would move the State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs and its Bureau of Population, Refugees and ...
The US Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs provides information for US citizens travelling abroad, and some of their suggestions ...


 

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