When Your Passport Privilege is Revoked

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I am an American citizen. I am an avid traveler. This means, for the entirety of my adult life, I have been able to think of a country I want to visit, book a flight, and just go. Yes, there are sometimes visa requirements but often times that simply looks like paying a few bucks upon arrival for a visa stamp (Indonesia), paying a few bucks and mailing my passport to a consulate to get a visa (India) or applying online…