Cuban exiles clamor for passports at Washington embassy

Cuban exiles clamor for passports at Washington embassy
Reporter: ACCORDING TO THE CUBAN GOVERNMENT, CUBANY BORN U.S. CITIZENS OR RESIDENTS WHO LEFT CUBA AFTER 1971 MOVES A NEW CUBAN PASSPORT TO TRAVEL THERE. THOSE WHO LEFT BEFORE THAT HAVE A CHOICE OF …
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China's dissident artist Ai Weiwei gets his passport back, plans London trip
n this March 24, 2015 file photo, Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei walks near a playground outside a shopping mall in Beijing. Ai has his passport back four years after it was confiscated by authorities. (Photo: AP) — Ai on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 …
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This government agency is banning employees bringing cellphones to work
Federal employees responsible for reviewing and processing U.S. passports are reeling over a new rule that prohibits them from bringing their cellphones to work. The Passport Agency, with 22 locations across the country, employs about 1,200 government …
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Cuban Passports & Demanding What's Fair

Cuban Passports & Demanding What's Fair
What's fair is for all of us Cubans to be able to obtain the passports — whose issuance, to begin with, is an obligation of the Cuban state — at a reasonable price, in line with people's average income, and with a similar fee in all the authorized …
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Ben Lobb to host passport clinics in Zurich and Lucknow
GODERICH, ON – Last night MP Ben Lobb held his first passport clinic of 2015 at the Kincardine Legion. The clinic had a great turnout assisting over 130 constituents with their passport applications. Lobb will be hosting two more passport clinics in …
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Cuban travel in record numbers a year into reform

Cuban travel in record numbers a year into reform
13, 2014, Berta Soler, leader of the Cuban dissident group Ladies in White, poses with her passport outside the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba, to apply for a U.S. travel visa in Havana, Cuba. Cubans are taking advantage of a travel reform that …
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Extra costs factor into study abroad
Although the process of obtaining appropriate documentation and traveling to unknown places may seem intimidating, students can find information on how to apply for a passport on the U of M's study abroad homepage. Passport applications are also …
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MEPs to slam Malta's plan for EU passports
Even Cyprus, a country that has often attracted investors with the promise of an EU passport, refused Aliyev's request for the document. Aliyev went through great trouble to apply for a Cypriot citizenship, investing millions of euros in real estate there.
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In Miami, Cuban travelers get taste of US tourism

In Miami, Cuban travelers get taste of US tourism
To his surprise, the U.S. Interests Section in Havana granted his visa request and the Cuban government issued him a passport. On a recent September morning, he took off on a direct, one-hour flight from Havana to Miami. "This is an experience I will …
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'White Widow' paid for SA passport
“It might have been at the time, but I think we have changed both the process of application as well as the character of the passport. As far as I am aware, up to today, all South Africans are able to travel without (difficulty) and are getting through …
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