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Ask 2: With coronavirus cases going up in the country and numbers rising in Europe, are Europeans allowed to travel to the US?

(Item 7: Passport) Identity theft is very prevalent with thieves hacking into credit cards, and into our personal information. A great rule of thumb is to put your passport in a safe secured location. You probably wouldn't leave your social security number card in your car unattended so just be smart and don't leave your passport visible in your car. Photo credit: rawpixel.com at pexels.com.
(Item 7: Passport) Identity theft is very prevalent with thieves hacking into credit cards, and into our personal information. A great rule of thumb is to put your passport in a safe secured location. You probably wouldn't leave your social security number card in your car unattended so just be smart and don't leave your passport visible in your car. Photo credit: rawpixel.com at pexels.com.

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Question: With coronavirus cases going up in the country and numbers rising in Europe, are Europeans allowed to travel to the U.S.?

Answer: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), foreign nations traveling from the following European countries and regions are prohibited from entering the United States in an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

  • European Schengen area: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City
  • United Kingdom: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
  • Republic of Ireland

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