2017 Might be the Record Year for Passport Applications in the US

2017 has been predicted as the year by the experts which is going to see the greatest surge in the history of the American passports. This has definitely been the aftermath of the changes in the American passport regulations in 2007 which had ensured that there was a surge for the US passport at that point in time. Keeping all these aspects in mind and the problems which were encountered during the earlier surge the authority has decided to stay prepared for the surge this time around. All the passports of 2007 would be due for renew during the current year along with millions of new application is going to make the queue long and hard to break. Continue reading

If You Possess a US Passport You are Among the Most Powerful

The power of the US passport, by now, is not only known to all and sundry but also an aspect which the citizens possessing one boasts upon. The US passport being among the most powerful documents to possess across the world, the ones having in can visit a huge number of countries across the continents without a visa. In most of the countries around the world, the people possessing an US passport can only reach and find a visa on arrival. As such, if we decide to speak regarding the list of the countries where the Americans do not require a visa to travel the discourse will turn into a never ending one. Continue reading

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

A record 3415 Americans ditch their passports

A record 3415 Americans ditch their passports
Of course, some Americans giving up their passports could very well be fat cat tax cheats, fleeing to known tax havens to preserve their wealth. But it's illegal to renounce your U.S. status to escape paying taxes, and giving up your citizenship now …
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Post offices add another open Sunday
On the three consecutive Sundays, all types of retail business — including buying money orders, renting postal boxes and applying for passports — can be conducted, in addition to mailing items, according to Christine Dugas, a United States Postal …
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More Americans renounce citizenship, but deny stereotype

More Americans renounce citizenship, but deny stereotype
At the U.S. Consulate in Geneva, “I talked to a man who explained to me that I could never, ever get my nationality back,” said Donna-Lane Nelson, whose Boston accent lingers although she's lived in Switzerland for 24 years. “It felt like a … One of …
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Russia vows response if citizens attacked in Ukraine
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday promised a firm response if its citizens or interests come under attack in Ukraine — a vow that came after Ukraine announced a renewal of its ''anti-terror'' campaign against those …
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USA Passports Provides Emergency Services – Same Day U.S. Passport & Visa Services

American Passport Now provides exceptional travel document services for Americans residing in all 50 States. Headquartered in the Nations Capitol, our same d…

American Passport Now provides exceptional travel document services for Americans residing in all 50 States. Headquartered in the Nations Capitol, our same d…
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Americans turn in passports as new tax law hits

Americans turn in passports as new tax law hits
Some of the rush may be caused by Americans hoping to avoid the new disclosure requirements. Others living abroad say they are giving up their U.S. passport because they are tired of dealing with overly complicated tax filings. Unlike most countries …
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Zanu PF has conditioned us to accept abuse
This culture of abuse is met in homes, at work, in business, at hospitals, at the passport office, at schools and in all places where we interact with each other. We have become so used to abuse that if we don't get it we feel that something is missing …
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