If the traveler is detained or subjected to significant harassment while traveling, he or she is to report this to the nearest consul, attaché, RSO or duty officer immediately. AFSA also encourages employees to visit a secure computer and visit DS/ICI/CI's vast resources of relevant counterintelligence information.Reporting your intent to marry or cohabit with a foreign national allows DS to provide you with a determination on whether the intended relationship will have an adverse impact on your security clearance; and, for HR to do the same for your career, before you take action.The regulations cited below apply to all employees and contractors under chief of mission authority as well as State Department employees and contractors assigned to the United States.Employees of other Foreign Affairs agencies serving in the United States should check with their Agency's security office for reporting requirements. For a list of these countries, see the Security Environment Threat List (SETL) which is available on the classified network links on the Department's Home page and the DS Source Home page.AFSA attorneys are available to provide guidance to Foreign Service employees regarding these rules.Please direct any questions to General Counsel Sharon Papp or Deputy General Counsel Raeka Safai at (202) 647-8160 or Papp [email protected]
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reporting requirements of 12 FAM 262 and 12 FAM 274: 12 FAM 264 and 12 FAM 276 advise that all U. Government employees under the authority of a chief of mission must notify the RSO or PSO at post of residence using either a classified memorandum or telegram at least two weeks in advance of personal travel to any country with a critical human intelligence threat post and certain countries with which the U. State Department employees stationed domestically should directly notify DS/ICI/CI.Employees of other foreign affairs agencies should contact their Agency's security office.