After a year of torture in Syrian jail, an activist finally makes it to the US

After a year of torture in Syrian jail, an activist finally makes it to the US
Hamad had picked up his visa and was booked on a flight to New York the next day. We met up at the airport … Like hundreds of thousands of refugees, rebels and activists, he couldn't just show up at the Syrian passport office and apply. But there …
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Getting to the Front of the Visa Line
You can learn more at Travel.state.gov. (Be aware that if someone in your party has a passport from a country other than the United States, that person is likely to have different requirements.) 2. Mind the season. Filing paperwork about two months in …
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Kuwait man told to surrender passport before leaving jail
VALPARAISO | A 23-year-old man from Kuwait was told Monday he will have to surrender his passport and address a hold placed on him by Homeland Security before he can bond out of jail on domestic abuse charges. Porter Superior Court Judge Roger …
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International adoptee faces deportation
"Some discovered this as young adults when applying for their first jobs, registering to vote, applying for a U.S. passport — or unfortunately, when getting into trouble with the law and facing removal to a country they may no longer call home …
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Disillusioned Hong Kongers Press UK for Escape Route

Disillusioned Hong Kongers Press UK for Escape Route
Applying was only possible before the handover, but holders can renew their BNO every 10 years for around HK$ 1,000 (US$ 130). For 33-year-old Peter, a pilot, renewing his BNO passport is a desperate measure. "(It) is just like someone who is drowning …
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Fake passport to elude Syria lands man in jail
"A fraudster I met on social media networks duped me and sold me a forged Bulgarian passport," he said. "I was born in Syria. I came on a visit visa to the UAE and have been renewing it legally and periodically," said M.M. entering an innocent plea …
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Jail escape sickens grieving mother

Jail escape sickens grieving mother
Questions put to Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga and his department, including whether they knew Smith had a passport under another name, how he applied for a passport renewal in prison and why the Department of Internal Affairs was not made …
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Policy helps tribal citizens get birth certificates
The changes mean Guy might finally get a passport to visit her nephew in Italy or seek financial assistance from the government. “With the new policy statement, the tribal members have clear guidance about what kinds of tribal documents to include in …
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Will 25 Indian sailors go to jail?

Will 25 Indian sailors go to jail?
The same email goes on to urge the mission to expedite. Syed Akbaruddin, spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs informed that the issue has been raised with Pakistan's Foreign … Even if they at some date are deported through Wagah border …
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BILL ADVANCES TO CREATE BORDER DRIVER'S LICENSE
Sacramento — A proposal to create an enhanced driver's license to expedite border crossings is moving ahead in the Legislature. The measure carried … Applicants would have to be eligible for a U.S. passport, clear tighter background checks and pay more.
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