Consular Affairs

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June 10, 2013

How Diplomats Helped a U.S. Citizen Injured 8,000 Miles From Home

Every U.S. Embassy has a duty officer on call right now. Any U.S. citizen facing a medical or legal emergency… more
May 6, 2013

Ten Ways You Can Be Involved in Foreign Affairs

Many people are interested in foreign affairs, but don't know how they can be involved. You don't have to be… more
July 23, 2012

Ten Tips for U.S. Citizens Traveling to the London Olympics

Today marks five days until the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics. Many U.S. citizens will be attending the Games,… more
July 20, 2012

Behind the Scenes With U.S. Consular Officers in China

On May 18, PBS' To The Contrary program aired a story about Foreign Service officers working behind the scenes in… more
July 3, 2012

New Video Invites Travelers to Visit the United States

The U.S. Department of State works hard to facilitate legitimate travel to the United States. We understand that keeping our… more
June 26, 2012

Working for Child Protection in Zambia

Ambassador Susan Jacobs, Special Advisor for Children's Issues, completed her five-country Africa tour in Lusaka, where she commended the Zambian… more
June 14, 2012

Diplomacy Promotes Travel and Tourism to the United States

Our embassies now have a business section on their websites where American companies interested in exporting to foreign markets and… more
May 25, 2012

A Day in the Office of Children's Issues

In recognition of National Missing Children's Day on May 25, the Office of Children's Issues and U.S. embassies and consulates… more

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Afghan Women and Girls

Feb. 23, 2010: Opening statement by Ambassador-at-Large Melanne Verveer to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. more

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