Travel Restrictions on Americans Erode a Sense of Passport Privilege

  • Dimitry Kochenov

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    As countries across the world ease coronavirus restrictions but block American travelers, a long-held sense that the U.S. passport was a golden ticket is losing its luster.

    Dimitry Kochenov, a co-creator of The Quality of Nationality Index, which explores the benefits accorded to citizens of different countries, said the pandemic restrictions put into stark relief the restrictions that people of certain nationalities faced at international borders.

     

    Period7-Jul-2020

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    • TitleTravel Restrictions on Americans Erode a Sense of Passport Privilege
      Media name/outletNew York Times
      Country/TerritoryUnited States
      Date07/07/2020
      DescriptionAs countries across the world ease coronavirus restrictions but block American travelers, a long-held sense that the U.S. passport was a golden ticket is losing its luster.

      Dimitry Kochenov, a co-creator of The Quality of Nationality Index, which explores the benefits accorded to citizens of different countries, said the pandemic restrictions put into stark relief the restrictions that people of certain nationalities faced at international borders.
      Producer/AuthorMegan Specia
      URLhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/07/world/europe/american-passport-privilege-coronavirus.html
      PersonsDimitry Kochenov