Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan on the wrongful detention and treatment of U.S. citizens
. This letter comes following the recent unlawful detention of U.S.
should avoid travel to these areas and are reminded to review personal security plans; remain aware of their surroundings, including local events; and monitor local news stations for updates.
in Iran should ensure that they have updated documentation at all times and make their own plans in the event of an emergency.
are advised to avoid the area for the next several days to allow time to assess the situation, the embassy has said in the advisory posted on its website.
The Mission reminds those U.S. citizens
considering travel to or remaining in Pakistan despite this warning to enrol in the Smart Traveller Enrolment Program (STEP), keep a trusted friend informed of your movements in country, maintain vigilant situational awareness, avoid large crowds, keep a low profile, and avoid visiting locations frequented by Westerners.
"The Government of Israel and the Palestinian Authority both make considerable efforts to police major tourist attractions and ensure security in areas where foreigners frequently travel.Although these efforts to reduce the threat are not 100% effective, hundreds of thousands of U.S. citizens
safely visit Israel and the West Bank each year for study, tourism, and business," the advisory noted, adding the update replaces a previous travel warning issued February 18, 2015.
Embassy in Beirut advises U.S. citizens
in Lebanon of reports in local media on January 23, 2015 that a suspected suicide bomber confessed to authorities that future targets had allegedly included Casino du Liban in Jounieh, and Le Royal Hotel in Dbayeh.
Braving heavy rain, dozens of U.S. citizens
came to the community center, which houses an English-language library run by the Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel.
Department of State warns U.S. citizens
of the risks of travel to Eritrea and strongly recommends U.S.
For income tax withholding purposes, the wages of U.S. citizens
and resident aliens include all remuneration for services performed as an employee for an employer, regardless of whether the services are performed in the United States.
Another way that some green card holders become U.S. citizens
is to acquire U.S.
In a circular to U.S. citizens
registered with the embassy, a statement said: "Possible threats include kidnapping, the potential for an upsurge in violence, the escalation of family or neighborhood disputes, as well as U.S.