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Message for U.S. Citizens – FAQs on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, the Netherlands (September 18, 2019) Location: The Netherlands Event:  A FATCA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) from the Department of State, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Social Security Administration on FATCA has been posted on each agency’s website.   The FAQs address questions regarding obtaining social security numbers, expatriation, and tax implications. ...
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We are looking for the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellow for 2020!

“Submit your application for a prestigious youth program in the United States during the summer of 2020.” U.S. Embassy The Hague is accepting applications for the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellow!  Are you a Dutch citizen or legal permanent resident who is interested in diplomacy, the transatlantic relations ship, and public service?  Will you be ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, Netherlands

Location:  The Netherlands, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, security measures in the Netherlands remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft ...
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CBP Modernizes the Electronic System for Travel Authorization Website

Release Date: November 22, 2019 Source: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/cbp-modernizes-electronic-system-travel-authorization-website New features offer users added convenience and security WASHINGTON — On November 23, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will introduce new features to the Electronic Travel System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) website, the portal through which prospective Visa Waiver Program travelers can apply to travel to the United States. ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Location:  Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, the bicycle path alongside the U.S. Embassy, The Hague, Netherlands. Event:  A demonstration is expected today, November 13, 2019, beginning at approximately 3:00 pm and lasting until approximately 5:00 pm.  The group will assemble on the bicycle path alongside the Embassy (John Adams ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Subject: Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General, Amsterdam, Netherlands (October 29, 2019) Location: Malieveld, The Hague Event: Demonstrations are scheduled to take place on Wednesday, October 30, beginning at 6:00 am and ending at approximately 3:00 pm, in The Hague.   A construction industry group is protesting Dutch government nitrogen emissions policies. The group has requested ...
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