Mexican immigrants can now get birth certificate in U.S.

Mexican immigrants can now get birth certificate in U.S.
In the latest step to protect Mexican immigrants from deportation, the Mexican government is now allowing local Mexican Consulates to issue birth certificates to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. Here in Little Rock, the Mexican Consulate helps …
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Samsung is launching an insanely fast new version of the Galaxy Note 4 this week
It might not be quite as sleek as Apple's iPhone 6 Plus and it certainly isn't selling as fast, but as a phablet, it's the best there is. The Note 4 isn't just bigger for the sake of being bigger, which is arguably the … The new model will be …
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Immigrants can now get Mexican birth certificates in US

Immigrants can now get Mexican birth certificates in US
Vaughan, whose organization wants tighter limits on immigration, said ensuring birth certificates are authentic is critical because they are used to obtain key identity documents such as passports. “If we can trust the Mexican government to do its due …
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How would have new terror legislation affected recent Canadian cases?
The new law would lower the burden of proof for obtaining a peace bond or carrying out a preventative arrest. Before, authorities would have to convince a judge that a terrorist incident “will” occur without such intervention. Now, they would have to …
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Punjab intel blocks passport of Ambedkar's follower
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Now, identity proof needed to get PAN

Now, identity proof needed to get PAN
In a statement, the finance ministry asked applicants to submit self-attested copies of the documents at the facilitation centres and also bring along the original documents, just as you do for your passport, which will be returned immediately after …
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Home is where the heart is
I'm very fortunate in that I've been blessed with a very limited sense of self preservation and also that my job is highly portable: I just need my passport, a laptop and some Panadol (for the inevitable hangovers) and I'm good to go. “My years on …
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Ready, Set Soar! The Howard School Offers “Passport” to Kindergarten
Perhaps one of the most pivotal and exciting journeys in a child's life starts with the voyage into Kindergarten. On January 30th, 2014, The Howard School will welcome families from Santa Barbara County to explore and get a first-hand glimpse into the …
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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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US-China summit: Chen Guangcheng's family get passports in 'gift from the Xi-O

How to get a Myanmar (Burma) visa in Bangkok
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The Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in Bangkok is located at 132, Sathorn Nua Rd in Silom. It’s a relatively short walk from the Surasak BTS Skytrain station. Use Exit 3 from the Surasak station and walk down to street level. Turn right at the bottom of the stairs so that you are walking along the sidewalk underneath the Skytrain station and past the Skytrain’s escalator entrance. Continue walking along Sathorn Road past Bangkok Christian School. The Myanmar Embassy is at the corner of Sathorn Road and Thanon Pan (see map).

The following items are required to obtain a visa:
1. Original Passport
2. Photocopy of Passport
3. Two 4x6cm passport photos with white background
4. Visa Application (available inside the Embassy, or at the copy shop down the street – see below)
5. Visa Fee, as follows:
a. 810 Thai Baht – Two business days
b. 1035 Thai Baht – Next Day
c. 1260 Thai Baht – Same Day
6. Proof of plane ticket to Myanmar (only if requesting Express Service)

I recommend getting your visa application beforehand at the copy shop down a little alley off Thanon Pan (marked by the yellow star on the map above; look for the yellow signs shown in the middle two photos above). They can also make photocopies of your passport, take passport-sized photos, and even have glue sticks available to attach you photo to the application. There are various other passport photo and copy shops along Thanon Pan, but I can’t verify whether or not they have the visa applications available.

I got to the copy shop around 7:50am, and there was only one other person there. By the time I filled out my application and got my photocopies, there were six others there.

By a few minutes after 8am, I was in line outside the door to the embassy. It was raining outside and I was about tenth in line.

Around 8:30am, they opened the front door and let us stand in line inside the building.

Keep in mind that you must get in line at Counter 4 regardless of the type of visa (standard/express tourist, business, or thai passport holder) for which you are applying.

At 9am, they will open the window at Counter 4. The embassy representative here will check your application, verify your flight information (if you request express service), and give you a number.

Sit down and wait for your number to be called. When it is called, go to the appropriate counter, hand over your number, application, passport, and visa fee. The embassy representative will then give you a collection receipt and tell you when you can pick your passport up (usually between 15:30 and 16:30).

It is highly recommended that you arrive to the embassy early. By the time I left at 9:25am, there were at least 50 people in the line.

For more information, I also found this link to be useful:…

US-China summit: Chen Guangcheng's family get passports in 'gift from the Xi-O
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Karabus hopes to get passport

Karabus hopes to get passport
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A 'Passport' to the world of Druid Hill Park
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The Rebel County Cork get their own red passports for The Gathering
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The Best Way to Get a Passport in a Hurry

The Best Way to Get a Passport in a Hurry
The simplest way to get a passport kind of fast—that is, within a few weeks: Pay the U.S. State Department to expedite the process. This isn't a guaranteed fix, though. Wait times vary based on all kinds of factors, such as government sequesters. See …
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Chasing the cheats: My day with the welfare fraud police
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'Amazing Race' recap: Trippiest fun house ever
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