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United States Citizen

A person entitled to all rights and responsibilities offered under the Constitution of the United States. A U.S. citizen is protected by the United States government when abroad. Unless one loses one's rights (for example, by committing a felony), a U.S. citizen may vote, run for political office and conduct business without special permission. However, a U.S. citizen must also pay taxes on worldwide income and may be called to serve in the armed forces.
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She affirmed "obviously, no greater priority for us than the welfare and safety of US citizens abroad," saying there is no additional information to share at this time.
Van Dyke and St-Cyr are accused of soliciting US citizens to use their services to hide assets from the US government by creating and advising US citizens to create offshore foundations with the assistance of Poulin and others.
An updated statement the US State Department released on Wednesday alerts US citizens traveling to or residing in Turkey to the continuing public demonstrations taking place throughout the country.
The US Mission in Pakistan continues to recommend that US citizens defer all non-essential travel to Pakistan.
This security message from the US Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan alerts US citizens to travel restrictions for US Embassy staff during the next two weeks," said the message posted on the Embassy's website.
The State Department said that US citizens have been victims of attacks in Pakistan in the last few years, and also noted that reports of religious intolerance rose in 2010-2011.
The US department of state has alerted US citizens travelling and residing abroad to the enhanced potential for anti-American violence given the recent 'counter-terrorism activity' in Pakistan, according to a worldwide travel alert posted on the website of the US embassy in Qatar.
The message said the US Mission in Pakistan reiterates its advice to all US citizens to take measures for their safety and security at all times, including practicing good situational awareness, avoiding of crowds, and maintaining a low profile.
The US Embassy has opened a consular agency in Punta Cana to service thousands of US citizens who visit the Punta Cana beach area and US citizens resident in the eastern region, reports DR1 Daily News (Oct.
In those instances, US Embassies and Consulates will make every effort to provide emergency services to US citizens," the statement said.
ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2011 (Balochistan Times): After the Raymond Davis fiasco, Pakistani authorities have paced up the scrutiny of US citizens in Pakistan and concerned authorities have been directed to keep a strict vigilance on the activities of the US citizens To this effect, in two separate incidents on Monday five US nationals were held for questioning and later released In the first incident Airport Security Forces took into custody a US citizen named Hanes travelling on PIA flight 301 to Karachi from Benazir International Airport Islamabad.
Scrutiny of Americans paced up, 5 taken into custody later released ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2011 (Frontier Star): After the Raymond Davis fiasco, Pakistani authorities have paced up the scrutiny of US citizens in Pakistan and concerned authorities have been directed to keep a strict vigilance on the activities of the US citizens.