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A Valentines Day message from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

Make sure yours is a happy one! Every week we receive emails from people who have fallen victim to an Internet dating scam.  Victims range in age from teens to the elderly and include both men and women.  We’d like to share the Bureau of Consular Affairs guide to “ 6 signs your lover might…

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Preparing for the 2015 Tax Filing Season!

It’s time to file your 2015 taxes! ALL U.S. citizens and resident aliens must file a U.S. individual income tax return, even if they permanently live outside the United States and may not owe any tax because of income exclusion or tax credit. The due date for filing is April 15th, 2015. There are lots of…

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Worldwide Caution

09 January 2015 – The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need…

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Oh Baby! – Our newest citizens

From October 1 2013 to September 30 2014, the U.S. Citizen Services Unit at the Embassy in London registered over 3800 babies and children as U.S. Citizens born abroad.  Ambassador Barzun even welcomed some of our newest citizens personally!  You can see our video of the event here – http://youtu.be/JN0yq8GOoiU If you are a U.S.…

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State Department updates worldwide caution

The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. This replaces the Worldwide Caution…