US Passport Information Available in Spanish
The Office of Passport Services in the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) is the Department of State's largest domestic public service program and issued over 14 million passports to U.S. citizens in 2014. The decision to translate certain online passport … Read more on US Department of State (press release)
Are Texas-born children being denied citizenship?
The families say that, in prohibiting certain forms of identification in the application for a birth certificate, the agency is depriving Texas-born children of their citizenship rights based on their parents' immigration status. Texas officials say … Read more on MyStatesman.com
State's Guatemalans get help
The mobile unit began helping Guatemalan-born people apply for identification cards and passports from their home country at 8 a.m. Friday. By noon, more … They told us they'd have to travel to other states or the country where they were born. That's … Read more on Arkansas Online
“He is denied his right to an identity”: why a Moroccan satirist is on hunger …
In a further complication, he also needs the residence permit to renew his passport. When this expired on 24 June, Lmrabet, who was in Geneva to participate in a session of the UN Human Rights Council, decided to start a hunger strike. “He is very … Read more on Index On Censorship
Immigration Corner: How do I replace my passport in the UK?
A person can renew or replace his/her passport at any time in the United Kingdom. It costs £72.50 to renew a standard 32-page passport, or £82.25 to renew a jumbo 48-page passport through the post office's Passport Check and Send service. The time left … Read more on Jamaica Gleaner (subscription)
How to Avoid a Holiday Nightmare
Others make holiday arrangements only to learn that their passport doesn't have the necessary validity to enter a certain country. Applying for an ETD can be avoided if you know when your passport expires, renew it in good time and check the … Read more on Fethiye Times
You need a passport to travel internationally — and so does your dog
To fly out of some states, owners must fill out the United States Interstate and International Certificate of Health Examination for Small Animals, or the APHIS Form 7001. To make life a little easier on yourself make sure your dog's immunizations are … Read more on ConsumerAffairs
Is sex passport to marriage?
Why do women who give in to sex proposals by their boyfriends find it easy for such men to marry them, while those of us who refuse sex before marriage languish in spinsterhood? I say so because I dated two men and denied them sex and they dumped me. Read more on Zambia Daily Mail
Vietnam vet Mick Kramer fought for Australia, but he's been denied a passport
The change of date scrawled in pen didn't stop the Australian Army from sending German-born Mick Kramer to war in 1967, but decades later officials not only refused him a passport they even threatened him with jail for "falsifying a document". "I did … Read more on The Daily Telegraph
VP 'sorry' amid reports of privilege extended to family at airport
Emergency service takes about two to three hours to handle and requires an additional charge of NT$ 900 (US$ 30) on top of the standard fees for passport renewal — NT$ 1,300 for adults and NT$ 900 for children, according to the center's deputy head, who … Read more on Focus Taiwan News Channel