Bureau of Consular Affairs

Type: Organization
Name: Bureau of Consular Affairs
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ma orders plans in event of outbreak of Ebola in China

President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) yesterday instructed the Ministry of Health and Welfare to formulate a plan of action for the prevention and treatment of Ebola in case China is affected by the virus.“If Ebola reaches China, our nation would be at high risk ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Ebola Outbreak, China
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Rwanda is now screening all U.S. visitors for Ebola

This is either some truly skillful trolling or just fantastically good timing: Rwanda is now screening all visitors who have traveled within the United States or Spain in the past 22 days before they’ll be allowed into the country. Here’s the notice that ... [Published Salon - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Losses, thefts of ROC passports continue to decline: MOFA

By Joseph Yeh, The China PostThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said that the number of R.O.C. passports reported stolen or lost has continued to drop over the past few years with the introduction of e-passports.Cheng Shyang-yun (程祥雲), chief ... [Published China Post - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Taiwan raises travel alert for eastern Turkey amid violent protests

Taipei, Oct. 18 (CNA) Taiwan has issued an orange-level travel alert for southeastern parts of Turkey after pro-Kurdish protests there turned violent, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which urged Taiwanese nationals to avoid unnecessary ... [Published Taiwan News Online - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

10 Travel Tweeters You Should Follow to Save Money

Travelers in search of good deals and budget-minded advice should turn to Twitter for guidance. By , October 17, 2014 Follow @Rebecca_DolanThere are countless Twitter handles dedicated to travel. Some are excellent at sharing photographs, some at detailing ... [Published Kiplinger - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 2 reports

Worldwide Travel Caution Update

Washington DC - infoZine - 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 dated April 10, 2014.The Department of State remains concerned ... [Published Kansas City Infozine - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Emergency Message: Super Typhoon Vongfong

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens residing or traveling in Japan that the Joint Typhoon Warning Center and the Japan Meteorological Agency have issued alerts for Super Typhoon Vongfong, which as of 2 a.m. local time on Friday, Oct. 10 is located approximately ... [Published US Embassy Japan: Tokyo - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Against Diversity Visa Scams

marks the opening of registration for the Diversity Visa (DV) Program, which annually awards up to 55,000 U.S. immigrant visas to people from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the United States. For many, winning an immigrant visa ... [Published US Embassy Poland: Warsaw - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

A brief encounter with the Kiev junta’s border guards

Simferopol, Crimea — “You need a valid passport to enter Ukraine. If you are a U.S. citizen, you do not need a Ukrainian visa if you will be in Ukraine for fewer than 90 days.” (Website Ukrainian Bureau of Consular Affairs)While visiting Simferopol, Crimea, ... [Published Workers World Online - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

FY-2016 DV lottery opens tomorrow, October 1, 2014

, the U.S. Department of State will begin accepting electronic applications for the FY‐2016 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, or “DV lottery”. Applicants must be from an eligible country and must meet basic education or work experience requirements. Qualified ... [Published Lexology - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmaker Says Marine Will Soon Be Released From Mexican Jail

Tahmooressi has been imprisoned for six months.(Pool photo by Drew Angerer/)Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, a Marine imprisoned for six months in Mexico for crossing the border with loaded weapons, could soon be headed back to the United States."Together with ... [Published National Journal - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs awards three task orders valued at US$64 million for visa services to Stanley, a CGI Federal subsidiary

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA--(Marketwired - July 16, 2014) - The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs has awarded Stanley Associates, Inc. (Stanley), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CGI Federal Inc. (CGI) (NYSE:GIB)(TSX:GIB.A), three contracts totalling ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 16 2014]

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"Together with Congressman [Matt Salmon, I have pressed this case with the attorney general of Mexico. … I am confident that a humanitarian release of Andrew will occur very soon" Rep. Ed Royce, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said Wednesday at a subcommittee hearing
...Syrian women affected by this conflict and the refugee crisis is so often markedly absent from media coverage," Eagar said during the summit. "They said they had finally been given the chance to tell their stories to the world. Because when you are a refugee, something terrible has happened. Every single refugee has suffered a dramatic event in their life that would make a Hollywood movie but nobody is listening, nobody wants to hear."
"While the heaviest rain and strongest winds from Polo will remain off shore, showers and thunderstorms this weekend can produce gusty winds and localized intense rainfall that could further delay the restoration of power and other utilities to the area" Eric Leister, AccuWeather.com meteorologist, said

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Ma orders plans in event of outbreak of Ebola i... [Published Taipei Times Online - Oct 21 2014]
Losses, thefts of ROC passports continue to dec... [Published China Post - Oct 21 2014]
Rwanda is now screening all U.S. visitors for E... [Published Salon - Oct 21 2014]
Taiwan raises travel alert for eastern Turkey a... [Published Taiwan News Online - Oct 18 2014]
10 Travel Tweeters You Should Follow to Save Money [Published Kiplinger - Oct 17 2014]
Worldwide Travel Caution Update [Published Kansas City Infozine - Oct 13 2014]
Worldwide Travel Caution Update – Kansas City i... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 13 2014]
Mexico Travel Warning Updated [Published Kansas City Infozine - Oct 11 2014]
Emergency Message: Super Typhoon Vongfong [Published US Embassy Japan: Tokyo - Oct 10 2014]
Against Diversity Visa Scams [Published US Embassy Poland: Warsaw - Oct 03 2014]
A brief encounter with the Kiev junta’s border ... [Published Workers World Online - Oct 03 2014]
FY-2016 DV lottery opens tomorrow, October 1, 2014 [Published Lexology - Oct 02 2014]
Lawmaker Says Marine Will Soon Be Released From... [Published National Journal - Oct 01 2014]
U.S. Ambassador to Cabo Verde: Who Is Donald He... [Published AllGov - Sep 27 2014]
After Setback, Syrian Event Proceeds [Published Individual.com - Sep 23 2014]
Odile cuts power in Mexico, leaves tourist stra... [Published ETurboNews - Sep 18 2014]
Trojan Women Summit presents opportunity for Sy... [Published Georgetown Voice - Sep 18 2014]
Aliens could file an adjustment of status appli... [Published IndiaPost - Sep 18 2014]
Vietnam, the US resume adoption programme [Published VietnamPlus - Sep 17 2014]
Guantanamo is a legal, political no-man’s land [Published Keene Sentinel - Sep 13 2014]
Lesotho Travel Warning [Published travel.state.gov: Travel Warnings - Sep 03 2014]
US consular database crash: Not a good time to ... [Published SiliconANGLE - Jul 28 2014]
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Af... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 16 2014]
Series of new policies to take effect tomorrow [Published Taipei Times Online - Jun 29 2014]
FACT SHEET: Advancing The Human Rights Of LGBT ... [Published The White House - Jun 25 2014]
Graduate student Kaitlin Goldstein dies in India [Published MIT News feed - Jun 22 2014]
Why Were the Bergdahl’s Given Insider Access? [Published NO QUARTER - Jun 09 2014]
Djibouti Travel Warning [Published travel.state.gov: Travel Warnings - Jun 08 2014]
SLAB Wallet Offers Clever Method to Keep Cash, ... [Published PRWeb - Jan 29 2014]
TRAVEL WARNING: MALI [Published U.S. Department of State - Aug 10 2010]
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Worldwide Travel Caution Update – Kansas City i... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 13 2014]
Washington DC – infoZine – 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 dated April 10, 2014. The Department of State remains ...
Lesotho Travel Warning [Published travel.state.gov: Travel Warnings - Sep 03 2014]
The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to defer travel to Lesotho at this time due to concerns over a possible deterioration of the security situation in Lesotho. The Department of State has ordered the departure of non-working eligible family members ...
US consular database crash: Not a good time to ... [Published SiliconANGLE - Jul 28 2014]
Thousands of travellers awaiting US passports and visas have been left on tenterhooks following an unspecified glitch in a database used by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, according to officials from the State Department. “The Bureau of Consular ...
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Af... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 16 2014]
FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA--(Marketwired - July 16, 2014) - The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs has awarded Stanley Associates, Inc. (Stanley), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CGI Federal Inc. (CGI) (NYSE:GIB)(TSX:GIB.A), three contracts totalling ...
Graduate student Kaitlin Goldstein dies in India [Published MIT News feed - Jun 22 2014]
In an email today to the MIT community, President L. Rafael Reif shared the news that graduate student Kaitlin R. Goldstein has died in a remote region of northern India known as Ladakh. Goldstein, 28, was a fourth-year graduate student in architecture, ...
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