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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Reminders for New Year’s Celebrations

The U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General in Dubai remind U.S. citizens of the continuing need to implement sound personal security practices as they go about their daily lives and as they celebrate the beginning of the New Year.  U.S. citizens should maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps ...
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP): Inspection of Electronic Devices

In response to recent reports about the inspection of electronic devices when entering the U.S., we note that there has been no change to our existing policy or practice. All international travelers arriving to the U.S. are subject to CBP inspection. This inspection may include electronic devices such as computers, disks, drives, tapes, mobile phones ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots

Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States. The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 8. U.S. citizens who want to participate in ...
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