European Union Being Forced by Lawmakers to Impose Visas on American Citizens

As per recent reports, the European Parliament called the EU executive a few days back to make it compulsory for Americans to apply for their visas before they plan to visit Europe during summer. This step has increased the pressure to solve a long-running transatlantic dispute regarding the issue between Europeans and Americans. The European Commission emphasized on the fact that it pursued a diplomatic resolution to the row, reducing the chances of lawmakers setting a deadline on May to impose visas. This move would probably hurt the tourism sector of Europe. Continue reading

Lawmakers float voter ID proposals

Lawmakers float voter ID proposals
… that people could use an expired driver's license or a long-term care certificate. A uniformed service member or qualified family member temporarily stationed away from their residence could use a current military ID card or passport under Boehning …
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Not Entitled To Diplomatic Passport: Former PM
Laisenia Qarase's diplomatic passport expired after he left office and for years now he has been going overseas using the normal 'blue passport'. “My diplomatic passport expired a long long time ago and I did not even seek any renewal. All my trips …
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China Begins Issuing 10-year Visas
It is our understanding that the visa will be valid even if the passport expires. When traveling to China with the visa in an expired passport, simply bring it and the valid passport, and Chinese immigration should allow entrance. China is a party to …
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More changes to employer's guidance on checking right to work documents
Expired passports – a non-EEA national may present either a current or expired passport which contains a current Residence Card, Permanent Residence Card, Accession Residence Card or Derivative Residence Card as evidence of their entitlement to …
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