Surge in passport applications as Syrians flee: report

Surge in passport applications as Syrians flee: report
The documents are now issued without the prior consent of Syria's security services, which used to have the final say on issuing all passports. A presidential decree has doubled the cost of a new passport to $ 400 (355 euros), or $ 200 for a renewal. Al …
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PHL Embassy in Madrid issuing machine-readable passports starting June 29
"The Philippine Embassy in Madrid wishes to inform applicants for Philippine passports that due to technical difficulty with passport production in Manila, Machine-Readable Passports (MRPs) will be issued starting 29 June 2015 and will continue until …
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If we pull up the drawbridge we become a nation of hypocrites
Those who brandish a “good passport” (and the UK variety ranks fourth for visa-free acceptance) to cross most boundaries without hindrance or suspicion have no right to fret about the minor inconveniences of people-processing in bulk. Everyone who …
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Toutdom in control at regional passport office
"The total fee charged for a passport is Rs 1,500, but if one were to approach a so called agent you could end up paying Rs 5,000 or more. We have seen many applicants being misled, but there is little we can do as they operate from public property …
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Filing: Barnett faked daughter's birth certificate to flee country

Filing: Barnett faked daughter's birth certificate to flee country
The U.S. Attorney's Office filing also shows Barnett had help from a friend getting the fake identity, including using the friend's car to register as a Texas driver. According to the documents, that license was used to apply for a passport along with …
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Things To Do 11/6-11/12
Silver City Brown Bag program: New Mexican Colcha Stitch Embroidery — from India to Iberia and to New Mexico — with Monique Durham will take place from noon-1 p.m. Thursday at the Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway St., in Silver City …
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Voters Guide – 2014 General Election
If an emergency arises (unexpected illness or business trip) after the Tuesday application deadline, call your county Board of Elections for information on emergency absentee voting. Proof of emergency may be required. … Approved forms of photo …
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Amid terror fears, US tightens screening for visitors from Europe and Asia
WASHINGTON – Concerned about foreign fighters from Syria and Iraq, Washington imposed tighter security screening on Monday for travelers from countries, mostly in Europe and Asia, whose citizens do not need a visa to get into the United States.
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