Experts agree that travel restrictions are critical to helping curb the spread of the coronavirus

HHS Secretary Alex Azar : “The travel restrictions that the President put in place at around the beginning of this month [on China] have given our country valuable time to prepare, and that is precisely what they were designed to do.” U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Michael Adams: “[W]e knew most of the cases were coming from China and that’s why the President took an unprecedented …

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HIGHLIGHTS | President Trump and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a News Conference

President Trump and members of the Task Force provided an update on the Administration’s coronavirus response efforts. LOOKING OUT FOR WORKERS AND BUSINESSES PRESIDENT TRUMP: “We are going to take care of and have been taking care of the American public and the American economy. We are going to be asking tomorrow — we’re seeing …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark, countrywide Event:  The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children.  Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings.  In the past they have used knives, guns, and vehicles as ramming devices.  They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Albertslund, Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Copenhagen Police report an increase in gun violence in Albertslund, part of Greater Copenhagen.  According to police, over the past week, there have been six shootings in Western Copenhagen, to the north of Roskildevej between Albertslund and Taastrup.  The perpetrators have shot into houses, at bystanders from moving vehicles, and …

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U.S. Passport Execution Fee Will Increase to $35  

Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35.  The $10 execution fee increase only applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, such as first-time applicants over 16, children under 16, and applicants who re-apply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen. The $10 fee increase does not apply …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:    Across the street from U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Event:         A demonstration by the group “March for Our Lives” is expected to take place across the street from U.S. Embassy Copenhagen on Saturday, March 24, 2018 beginning at 12:00 noon.  Local authorities estimate that up to 200 individuals will participate and that the …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Berlin Christmas Market Incident

This message updates the Emergency Message the U. S. Embassy in Berlin sent on December 19 informing U.S. citizens that a truck drove into the Christmas Market at Breitscheidplatz.  German media reports the Christmas market attack investigation continues and the perpetrator of the attack may still be at large.  In light of the on-going investigation, …

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