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U.S. State Department issues China travel warning

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The U.S. Department of State has issued a travel warning for China, urging Americans to “exercise increased caution” in the country “due to arbitrary enforcement of local laws as well as special restrictions on dual U.S.-Chinese nationals.”

According to the State Dept. website, “Chinese authorities have asserted broad authority to prohibit U.S. citizens from leaving China by using ‘exit bans,’ sometimes keeping U.S. citizens in China for years. 

Click here to read the full China Travel Advisory

If you do decide to travel to China, the State Dept. has issued the following tips: 

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