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#1 Posted : Friday, April 17, 2020 6:17:54 AM(UTC)
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I found the answer to my question.

At the State Department, diversity can count against you

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I think it probably depends on the security concerns. A person from China or Russia... no way. Someone from the UK or Australia might be a different story.

Of course, every US embassy and consulate has local nationals working there as "locally engaged staff" or whatever the current term might be.
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