January 2018 Government Shutdown Resolved

UPDATE: Congress has passed and the President has signed legislation to fund government operations under a continuing resolution, allowing all normal activities to resume.  * * * At this time, scheduled passport and visa services will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits. This website will not be regularly updated until full ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violence escalating during G20 protests in Hamburg

U.S. Embassy Berlin informs U.S. citizens to avoid moving around within Hamburg due to escalated violence at demonstrations, road closures and disruptions to public transportation during the G20 event.  The Hamburg Police requested and received police reinforcements from other cities.  U.S. citizens are advised to monitor local media and follow instructions from the local police, ...
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2017-06-08 German Association for American Studies

Opening of the Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies at Hanover University U.S. Consul General Richard Yoneoka June 8, 2017 As prepared for delivery   Dear Dr. Strutz, (Vice President of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University at Hanover) Dear Prof. Dr. Birkle, (American Studies Professor at Philipps University Marburg and President of the German ...
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