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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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Reminding US citizens to exercise caution in travelling in the country, the embassy warned that crowded places like malls, clubs, and transportation hubs were common targets of terror attacks.
The Department of State warns US citizens of the risks of travel to Iran.
US citizens are advised to avoid the area for the next several days to allow time to assess the situation, said anadvisory posted on the website of the US embassy in Islamabad on Saturday.
The State Department on Wednesday re-issued a travel advisory, urging US citizens and diplomatic personnel to avoid the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip and certain areas of Area A in the West Bank.
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.
HOUSTON -- For more than a decade, Jannette Diep has been helping immigrants apply for US citizenship, and as the presidential election looms, Diep, the executive director of Boat People SOS, says she has seen a rising interest among immigrants in becoming US citizens.