Latest Passport Agency Miami News

Crowds in New Orleans brave cold for Mardi Gras
NEW ORLEANS — Revelers in the Big Easy on Mardi Gras coped with temperatures that plunged almost 30 degrees from the previous day, but the promise of parades, parties, costumes and clearing skies was expected to keep crowds on the streets until way …
Read more on USA TODAY

Bright Light Social Hour on Space Is Still the Place: "We Spent a Lot of Time
The band is excited to come back to Miami, where they played about this time last year. In fact, the Austin outfit is so stoked for our sunny shores, singer and bassist Jack O'Brien tells us that he and the crew are already craving Cuban chow and some …
Read more on Miami New Times

Five myths about travel insurance
Many travelers think that travel insurance is as essential to their trip as a passport and sunscreen. Others see it as a needless expense. You can make up your own mind after reading these five myths about travel insurance. 1. I don't need travel …
Read more on USA TODAY

Latest Obtaining A Passport News

Bail extended for Admiral Bailey
The entertainer, who was christened Glendon Bailey, was arrested and charged on February 23 with two counts of uttering forged documents, two counts of obtaining a passport by false pretence, two counts of possession of forged documents, and a count …
Read more on Jamaica Observer

Haiti – Social : The best and worst passports in Latin America…
For the region of Latin America, Argentina ranks first with a passport that allows travel in 150 countries at no additional procedures for obtaining a visa. Haiti occupies the last position in the region, with a passport that allows travel without a …
Read more on Haitilibre.com

UAE firm offers Caribbean passports in return for Ajman villa sales
Such programmes are a draw for overseas investors who often need multiple forms of identification, such as a visa in addition to their home-country passport, to travel to certain parts of the world. Obtaining a Caribbean passport allows them to travel …
Read more on ArabianBusiness.com

For international students, aid doesn't cross borders

For international students, aid doesn't cross borders
… policy only applies to citizens and permanent residents of the United States, Canada and Mexico. All other applicants must either be able to pay full-price tuition or compete for the $ 6 million in financial aid available for the entire …
Read more on The Daily Pennsylvanian

State Department to Eliminate Extra Passport Pages
A standard US passport is only 32 pages. Considering it's … Think of how much you've already invested or may invest in obtaining country visas; China's new 10-year visa is $ 140, Brazil's is $ 160-$ 180, and Argentina's reciprocity fee is $ 160. All of …
Read more on Jaunted

Nebraska Passport series: See excavations at Hudson-Meng
Hudson-Meng is named for two Sioux County ranchers who, while building a stock pond in 1954, unearthed the first evidence of the largest bison kill site connected to early Native American peoples. This “bonebed” contains fossil remains of up to 600 …
Read more on Omaha World-Herald

Trade talks in Tokyo get push from 'fast-track' deal in US
Japanese media reports Friday suggested that Japan would likely agree to increase its imports of American grown rice, while keeping costly price supports to protect local farmers. Advocates of the TPP, which is seen as a first step toward a much wider …
Read more on WAOW

Jerusalem passport, Facebook case opinions next up for Supreme Court?

Jerusalem passport, Facebook case opinions next up for Supreme Court?
United States was argued on December 1, 2014 and itis a case originating near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It is one of three cases still pending from December, with nine other cases already decided. Anthony Elonis is challenging a 44-month prison sentence …
Read more on Constitution Daily (blog)

Visa complexity vexes parents of dual nationality Chinese children
This means that Chinese authorities will not recognize a child's passport from the home country of one of his parents until the parents make a formal — and complicated — application to "cancel" their child's Chinese citizenship. The process can take …
Read more on Los Angeles Times

Man arrested at Sands faces federal charge for false passport

Man arrested at Sands faces federal charge for false passport
In an interview with Special Agent Colin Espanet of the U.S. Department of State Diplomatic Security Service, Connally admitted he bought the card because he is on parole in New York and not permitted to leave the state. He said he believed the …
Read more on Allentown Morning Call

Obama's Passport Data Leaked in Australian Email Blunder
According to the document, the assistant director of the visa services support section of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship intended to send the information about the 31 leaders to another official “to assist in the department's overall …
Read more on New York Times

BlackBerry Passport Tips & Tricks: BB10.3 Features & How To Use Them
And while you're at it you can see what else BlackBerry has in store for us in 2015 with the BlackBerry Leap and an as-yet-unnamed slider device. BB10.3 has A LOT of new features and because it's not a widely used platform (at least, not yet …
Read more on Know Your Mobile

DISNEYLAND: Rising ticket prices causing sticker shock

DISNEYLAND: Rising ticket prices causing sticker shock
Also eliminated in 2015, the parking add-on to the Annual Passports. Only Premium passports will include parking on new purchases. If you currently have the parking added onto your non-premium passport then you can retain it upon renewal only.
Read more on Press-Enterprise

Will I Vote? Maybe in 2017

Will I Vote? Maybe in 2017
The EU is our biggest trading partner and membership enables us to punch above our weight in a fiercely competitive global economy, according to the pro camp. We have surrendered our sovereignty to Brussels which writes most of … I can apply for a …
Read more on Huffington Post UK

Passport Service changed gender on 25 passports in 2014
… Passport Act, which allows “Irish citizens, who have undergone, or are undergoing, treatment or procedures or both to alter the applicant's sexual characteristics and physical appearance to those of the opposite sex” to apply to have a passport …
Read more on Irish Independent

'Cremated' businessman is very much alive – and facing M in fake death scam
Two months later, he used that identification to apply for a U.S. passport, according to a federal criminal complaint cited by the AP. The passport application caught the attention of the State Department because the postal worker had applied for his …
Read more on Hamilton Spectator

Latest Us Passport Office Locations News

Passport to Safety event at SouthPark Mall
The Moline Police and Fire Departments along with the East Moline and Police and Fire Departments have joined the Emergency 911 Dispatchers at Centre Station and Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities to host their first children's Safety Fair at SouthPark …
Read more on Quad-Cities Online

'Cremated' Florida businessman was very much alive. He's now charged in
Two months later, he used that identification to apply for a U.S. passport, according to a federal criminal complaint cited by the AP. The passport application caught the attention of the State Department because the postal worker had applied for his …
Read more on Washington Post

Self-service streamlining border control

Self-service streamlining border control
Eligible passengers include US and Canadian passport holders and US Permanent Residents. The kiosks … “We've received an exceptional response from travellers, the airports, and the government agencies involved in the process,” Mewett commented.
Read more on Airport Business

Australia violating rights of refugee children by sending them to Cambodia
Demonstrators march during the Stand up for Refugees rally in Sydney in October 2014 protesting the federal government's immigration detention policy and the refugee resettlement deal with Cambodia. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP. Australian Associated …
Read more on The Guardian

US gets 233000 H-1B petitions, a new record
The U.S. received 233,000 H-1B petitions this year, believed to the highest number ever, and almost three times the number of available visas. The government issues 85,000 H-1B visas each year, 20,000 of which were set aside for people who had earned …
Read more on Computerworld