David Fife

Abigail Rupp
Deputy, Visa Office, Post Liaison Division
U.S. Department of State
Ms. Rupp entered the Foreign Service in March 1997. She has served
overseas in Chisinau, Moldova (Consular/Commercial Officer, 1998-1999);
Accra, Ghana (Political Officer/Immigrant Visa Chief, 1999-2001); and St.
Petersburg, Russia (2002-2004, Political/Economic Officer). She then taught
at the Foreign Service Institute from 2004-2006. She holds a B.S. in Foreign
Service from Georgetown University. She is married to Christopher
Misciagno, a Diplomatic Security Special Agent.
David Fife
 BA, 2004: Emory University, Atlanta, GA, history &
political science
 MA, 2006: McGill University, Montreal, Canada,
comparative politics.
David has worked for State for 3 years, 2 as a passport officer in
Boston and a year now as an American Citizens Services officer
here in DC, covering the interior of Mexico (including US
Embassy Mexico City, the US Consulates in Monterrey,
Guadalajara, Hermosillo & Merida, and the consular agencies in
Cancun, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, San Luis Potosi, Puerto
Vallarta, Mazatlan, Ixtapa, Acapulco, Oaxaca, and San Miguel
de Allende). In his current position, he deals with kidnappings,
arrests, deaths, missing persons, runaways,
citizenship/passport issues, and other myriad things that
happen to Americans travelling to or living in Mexico.