ACA in the News: The Americans Who Still Can’t Get Vaccinated
The Atlantic (April 19, 2021)
The Americans Who Still Can’t Get Vaccinated
"Marylouise Serrato, the executive director of American Citizens Abroad, a nonprofit that advocates in Washington, D.C., on behalf of overseas citizens, told me that she has received dozens of messages from Americans around the world who share the same opinion. She has called on lawmakers to provide clearer guidance for Americans overseas, including about any opportunities they might have for vaccination at U.S. embassies and consulates in their country of residence. Though the U.S. government aims to vaccinate its military and Foreign Service officers, that assistance doesn’t extend to private citizens. But, the way Serrato sees it, 'if you’re going to have this kind of tax regime, then you’ve got to be able to service all the citizens who fall under the umbrella.'"