Travel advisories and warnings in the USA
Tropical Storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane before making landfall along the gulf coast of Louisiana. Significant flooding is expected and the storm will likely impact gulf coast states. Please visit the following websites for travel updates:
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has closed several beaches as a precautionary measure due to a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB). Additional information is available here.
For the most up-to-date information regarding U.S. entry and visa policy, Brand USA encourages all travelers to refer to the following resources provided by the U.S. government as they make their travel arrangements and prior to embarking on a trip to the USA.
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection: www.CBP.gov
U.S. Department of State: travel.state.gov
In addition, the U.S. embassy or consulate in the traveler’s country of residence can provide specific information about visa and entry policy for travelers from those markets. More information about contacting the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate is available at www.USEmbassy.gov.