Latest Us Government Passport News

Fine Arts Committee Meeting, Friday, November 6
One of the following valid IDs will be required for admittance: any U.S. driver's license with photo, a passport, or a U.S. government agency ID. Attendees should expect to remain in the meeting for the entire session. The public may take part in the …
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Where the roots of war still run deep
In the 10 weeks since the latest round of violence broke out, more than 120 members of Turkey's security forces have been killed, as well as — by the government's account — more than 350 Kurdish militants. Last week, a bomb at a pro-Kurdish …
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Smiley faces come to federal government customer service
In August, Feedback.usa.gov was launched at the 27 in-person customer service centers run by the State Department for rush passport applications and renewals and 14 centers run by the Social Security Administration for applying for Social Security …
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Chinese government returns passport to Ai Weiwei

Chinese government returns passport to Ai Weiwei
Last Wednesday, artist Ai Weiwei Instagrammed a picture of himself holding his Chinese passport, returned to him four years after it was confiscated by the Chinese government. The document had been taken by the government in 2011, the government …
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'Gossip Girl' actress Kelly Rutherford issues blistering statement after
We asked the State Department for help, but they claimed there was nothing any federal official could do. That response was curious given that non-citizen children receive help from the U.S. government all the time to ensure that they are not forced to …
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US Human Rights Report Slams Iran, Cuba
On Cuba, the State Department said that while Havana had largely eased travel restrictions in January, the government still denied passport requests for certain opposition figures or harassed them upon their return to the country. Since announcing U.S …
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Europe's dining-table diplomacy will leave Britain with indigestion
But the EU is not a club of ambassadors, or even of politicians. It is, whether we like it or not, a form of government, a bloated version of a country. It has a commission, a court of justice, a parliament, a legal personality, a passport and a …
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Diplomatic immunity waiver not sought
The Indian Government confirmed late on Saturday the High Commissioner, Ravi Thapar, had been "reposted "back to India and it had launched an investigation after it emerged a former chef accused Thapar's wife, Sharmila, of assaulting him. Thapar has …
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Government to consider Hurriyat leader Geelani's passport application after he

Government to consider Hurriyat leader Geelani's passport application after he
"If it comes to us after due formalities, we will think over it…. We have no objections," Home Minister Rajnath … Sources said Geelani and his family members want to travel to Jeddah and have applied for passports online. But he has not yet visited …
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rookies strut their stuff
"I spent six hours on the phone with the automated services for the U.S. Passport Agency, then I had to figure out which city was closest — for me it was Denver, which was eight hours away," said Cotton, who a couple of weeks ago was in the Houston …
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Net gain for Tatkal passport
Ranchi and five more regional passport offices across India – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai and Vizag – joined the network on Monday, enabling passport officials to check a person's Aadhaar details online. Regional passport officer, Ranchi …
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VP Binay's wife gets third and last approval needed for travel to US

VP Binay's wife gets third and last approval needed for travel to US
If Mrs. Binay fails to undertake the travel abroad, she must still, within five days from the expected return, present herself to the clerk of court with photocopies of pages of her passport which must not bear any stamp of departure from or entry into …
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Government considers adopting Mx as honorific for transgenders
Eunuchs already have the option of writing their sex as "E" instead of "M" or "F" in online passport applications. Last month, a bill on … "With the honorific plan, it shows they not only want to give us equal rights but respect too." The Telegraph …
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Latest Us Government Passport News

Tolerance of travellers with Aboriginal passports amounts to recognition, says
But international recognition dates back to the 1980s when Indigenous delegations twice had their passports stamped by the Libyan government. In the early 1990s, two APG executive council members had theirs stamped in Norway and Sweden before they …
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Steps To Replace Or Update Your Social Security ID
If you fall into one of the latter two categories, you'll need to submit extra documentation with your form SS-5 because, as a noncitizen, the government won't give a you a Social Security card unless you can prove that you need one. … license …
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Mohamed Fahmy's Lawyer: Canadian Government 'Only Impediment' To Getting

Mohamed Fahmy's Lawyer: Canadian Government 'Only Impediment' To Getting
"Canadian citizens are entitled to a passport unless there's a darn good reason why not…The 'why not' doesn't apply to Mohamed's case. There is no condition being placed on him by the court in Egypt or the Egyptian authorities that would somehow mean …
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Hospital charges to rise for non-EU patients
The new guidelines do not require patients on trolleys in hospitals to produce passports before getting access to urgent care. Nor do they apply to accident and emergency or a visit to a GP. What is covered is ongoing treatment on the NHS after an …
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US Government Changes Citizenship Renunciation Passport Policy After Criticism

US Government Changes Citizenship Renunciation Passport Policy After Criticism
A bit of good news for U.S. citizens who apply to renounce their citizenship: In the past, they had to relinquish their passports upon announcing their intent to renounce. Now in most cases they can keep their passports until they're no longer official …
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The British Are Coming! Inside the English Invasion of Gotham
While the New York City-born mayor of London, Boris Johnson, threatens (again) to renounce his U.S. passport, United Kingdom-born businesses are moving in the opposite direction, signing leases all over town. Attracted by a common language, similar …
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Latest Regional Passport Agency News

93 bodies of Indians waiting to brought back: Government
According to the Emigration Act, 1983, Emigration Check Required (ECR) categories of Indian passport holders need to obtain 'Emigration Clearance' from the office of Protector of Emigrants (POE) for going to 18 countries. The countries where ECR is …
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Separating sheep from goats in a tense Hong Kong
Much of that frustration centers on real estate, in a city where a 300 square foot apartment far from the center can easily sell for half a million dollars (U.S.) and anything even slightly bigger goes for at least a million. Recently, the government …
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Premji Invest backs California-based enterprise Co Zuora
The round was led by BlackRock, Passport Capital and Marc Benioff in which Zuora has raised $ 115 million, bringing the total amount of capital raised by the company to $ 250 million. Zuora had last raised $ 50 million from investors like Vulcan Capital, …
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Latest Us Government Passport News

Passport to post-election comedy: five days of political paralysis isn't enough
… is an internal logic to it. The electoral system is conspiring with the quality of our politicians, and this is where it is taking us: toward government by rolling stasis, government by the winner of fights on College Green – government by 1951 …
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The Federal Bureau of Instigation
In the US view, of course, it's better not to get bogged down in big-picture analysis and to focus instead on a constant succession of mini-apocalypses narrowly averted by FBI & Co. The latest episode features three villains between the ages of …
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US Watch: News Digest
“I think it's the best thing we've come up with since the start of executions by the government.” The bill now heads to the … He had applied for a French passport in the late 1990s to come to the U.S. to “pursue a career in acting.” Using the name …
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