Safety Updates: June 2017

June 28

  On Monday, 26 June, 2017, the United States Supreme Court partially reinstated an Executive Order previously issued by President Trump which restricts immigrations of nations from six specified countries to the United States; unless they have a “bona fide” relationship with a person or entity in the U.S. (It remains unclear specifically what legally constitutes a “bona fide” relationship.) Citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen will be barred from entering the U.S. for 90 days and refugees will be barred for 120 days. Individuals from these countries who possess a valid… Read more

June 5

This week’s update includes several topics that each have the potential to significantly impact travelers. London As many are aware, this weekend tragically saw another violent attack that targeted two areas popular with travelers, the London Bridge and Borough Market.  Our deepest condolences go out to those affected.  With the increase in small-scale attacks involving vehicles and knives, it is important to consider basic safety precautions in crowded places. Recommendations for crowded areas Exercise caution at all times in crowded public areas, including, but not limited to, concert… Read more