Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

March 28, 2019 Location: France, countrywide Event: Weekend demonstrations by the “Gilets Jaunes” (Yellow Vests) are expected to continue March 30-31, and could turn violent. The U.S. Embassy is advising official U.S. government travelers to avoid travel to Paris and other major cities in France over the weekend. During previous demonstrations, damage to property, including ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France March 21, 2019 Location:  France, countrywide. Event:  Weekend demonstrations by the “Gilets Jaunes” (Yellow Vests) are expected to continue March 23-24, and could turn violent. The U.S. Embassy is advising official U.S. government travelers to avoid travel to Paris and other major cities in France over the weekend. During ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Location:  France, countrywide.  Including, but not limited to:  Paris, Amiens, Avignon, Bordeaux, Bourges, Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nancy, Nantes, Nice, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg, and Toulouse.   Gathering points and routes in Paris include, but are not limited to, the following locations and surrounding areas:  Champs-Elysées, Boulevard Saint-Germain, Place de la Concorde, Place de ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Location: France, countrywide. Including, but not limited to: Paris, Amiens, Avignon, Bordeaux, Bourges, Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nancy, Nantes, Nice, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg, and Toulouse. Gathering points and routes in Paris include, but are not limited to, the following locations and surrounding areas: Champs-Elysées, Boulevard Saint-Germain, Place de la Concorde, Place de la ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France February 4, 2019

Location:  France, countrywide. Event:  A nationwide strike and demonstrations by labor unions representing the transportation, education, health, and social welfare sectors will take place on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 across France.  Air and rail travel may be affected. In Paris, a demonstration is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. at the Hotel de Ville followed by a march ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Location:  France, countrywide.  Including, but not limited to:  Paris, Amiens, Avignon, Bordeaux, Bourges, Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nancy, Nantes, Nice, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg, and Toulouse. Gathering points and routes in Paris include but are not limited to, the following locations and surrounding areas: Champs-Elysees, Boulevard Saint-Germain, Place de la Concorde, Place de ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France December 28, 2018   Location:  France, countrywide.  Including, but not limited to:  Paris, Amiens, Avignon, Bordeaux, Bourges, Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nancy, Nantes, Nice, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg, and Toulouse. Gathering points and routes in Paris include, but are not limited to, the following locations and ...
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Holiday Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

December 22, 2018 Location: France, countrywide Event: During the holiday season security measures in France remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe. Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Location:  France, countrywide.  Including, but not limited to:  Paris, Amiens, Avignon, Bordeaux, Bourges, Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nancy, Nantes, Nice, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg, and Toulouse. Event:  Demonstrations by the “Gilets Jaunes” (yellow vests) are expected again on December 22, 2018 and likely to continue through the coming weeks.  The group is protesting fuel prices ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Location:  Paris and major cities throughout France such as Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Toulouse, and Avignon. Gathering points and routes in Paris include, but are not limited to, the following locations and surrounding areas:  Champs-Elysées, Place de la Concorde, Place de la Madeleine, Place de la Bastille, Place de la République, Assemblée Nationale, Porte Maillot affecting ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France December 12, 2018 Location:  Strasbourg, France   Event:  Police operations to locate the subject responsible for the December 11, 2018 attack in Strasbourg continue. Movement within some areas of the city may remain restricted.  As a result of this attack, France has raised its terror alert level, sending additional security personnel to Strasbourg ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

December 12, 2018 Location: Strasbourg, France Event: Police operations continue in Strasbourg to locate the subject responsible for the incident on Tuesday evening, December 11, 2018. Movement within several areas of the city remains restricted and authorities request that the public remain sheltered in place. Avoid the area Shelter in place if in the area ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

December 11, 2018 Location: Strasbourg, France Event: Media report an ongoing security incident in the center of Strasbourg. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Seek secure shelter, if in the area Monitor local media for updates Be aware of your surroundings Notify friends and family of your safety U.S. citizens may monitor English-language French media ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Location:  Paris and throughout France on December 8, 2018. The announced route of the march is from Place de la Bastille to the Arc de Triomphe. Expected gathering points and routes include, but may not be limited to, areas in the 1st, 4th, 8th, 16th, and 17th arrondissements. Event:  Demonstrations by the “Gilets Jaunes” (yellow vests) ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

November 30, 2018 Location: Paris and throughout France. Gathering points and routes in Paris include, but are not limited to, the following locations and surrounding areas: Champs-Elysees, Place de la Concorde, Place de la Madeleine, Place de la Bastille, Place de la République, Assemblée National, Port Maillot affecting traffic on the Périphérique (ring road around ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

November 30, 2018 Location: France, countrywide Event: During the holiday season security measures in France remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe. Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France November 24, 2018 Location:  Paris and throughout France.  Gathering points and routes in Paris include, but are not limited to, the Champs-Elysees, Place de la Concorde, Place de la Madeleine, Assemblée Nationale, and the Champs de Mars near the Eiffel Tower. Event:  It is possible that demonstrations by ...
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Changes to French Tax System Affecting U.S. Citizens

The French government announced that on January 1, 2019, it will move to a new income tax withholding system, known as Prélèvement à la Source.  United States citizens working in France may be impacted by this change. You can learn more about the change to France’s income tax system  here . Additional information and frequently asked ...
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