“Even after President Trump’s Wednesday announcement, U.S. passports for citizens born in Jerusalem won’t say they were born in “Jerusalem, Israel,” but instead just “Jerusalem””

US passports won’t reflect Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
by Joel Gehrke
December 7, 2017

President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel won’t be reflected on State Department documents, including passports, officials confirmed Thursday. “There has been no change in our policy with respect to consular practice or passport issuance at this time,” David Satterfield, the acting assistant secretary for Near Eastern Affairs, told reporters Thursday. That means for a U.S. citizen born in Jerusalem, their passport won’t say they were born in “Jerusalem, Israel,” and instead will continue to just say “Jerusalem.”READ MORE

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