Lynbrook Post Office to process passports

Lynbrook Post Office to process passports
Lynbrook Postmaster Pete Daniels announced the grand opening of the Lynbrook Passport Office this week, located at 100 Broadway. The office will be strictly dedicated to processing passports and offer weekend and late hours for customer convenience.
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CID charge-sheets 4 for issuing passport to LeT operative
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh criminal investigation department (CID) on Wednesday charge-sheeted four people, including former passport officer of Bhopal T D Sharma for issuing passport to an alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative Sameer Khan Pathan.
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People smugglers hover as Afghans look to flee uncertainty
Omar Saboor, the Director of the Passport Office, says every day 6 to 7,000 Afghans apply for new travel documents. He says since Europe opened its doors to refugees there has been a marked increase in applications, which he directly attributes to the …
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Apply early for passports to avoid last-minute rush: ICA

Apply early for passports to avoid last-minute rush: ICA
SINGAPORE: With the upcoming school holidays in September, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) on Friday (Aug 21) reminded Singapore citizens to apply for a new passport early to avoid a last-minute rush. In a news release, ICA also said …
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Nation & World briefing
15 set off a chain reaction in Croatia and Slovenia that has forced people fleeing violence in their homelands to rush from one European border to the next as they desperately try to find their way north before the rules change again. Leaving …
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First Listen: Sam Smith's Bond Theme Song 'Writings on the Wall'
But The Telegraph wrote: “[The song is] a monster Bond ballad…paced more like an old Hitchcock film than the helter-skelter adrenaline rush of James Bond movies.” We can understand it's not the easiest task to follow Adele's smash Skyfall. So where do …
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Bangladeshis must update passports by November

Bangladeshis must update passports by November
With an estimated 150,000 to 200,000 Bangladeshis yet to update their passports, Mohammad Imran, the Bangladeshi Ambassador to the UAE, said that the embassy has gone the extra mile to ensure residents meet the deadline. “We have spoken to several …
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UPDATE: Glasgow Police name suspect in Bluegrass Apartments shooting
The vehicle Wood left the scene in is gray in color, possibly a Honda Pilot or Passport. Anyone with any information as to the whereabouts of Anthony Wood is asked to call Glasgow Police at 270-651-5151. The victim of the shooting, now identified as …
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Overseas Processing of U.S. Passports and Visas on Hold
For those with passport applications accepted on or after May 26 who have imminent travel plans, DOS suggests applying for an Emergency Passport at the embassy or consulate where the application was filed. Affected nonimmigrant visa applicants with an …
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State Department's Passport System Goes Down
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Friday it has been forced to suspend the issuance of U.S. passports and visas at its overseas diplomatic missions due to a glitch that has hit one of its computer databases. In a statement posted to its …
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Cuban exiles clamor for passports at Washington embassy

Cuban exiles clamor for passports at Washington embassy
Reporter: ACCORDING TO THE CUBAN GOVERNMENT, CUBANY BORN U.S. CITIZENS OR RESIDENTS WHO LEFT CUBA AFTER 1971 MOVES A NEW CUBAN PASSPORT TO TRAVEL THERE. THOSE WHO LEFT BEFORE THAT HAVE A CHOICE OF …
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China's dissident artist Ai Weiwei gets his passport back, plans London trip
n this March 24, 2015 file photo, Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei walks near a playground outside a shopping mall in Beijing. Ai has his passport back four years after it was confiscated by authorities. (Photo: AP) — Ai on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 …
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This government agency is banning employees bringing cellphones to work
Federal employees responsible for reviewing and processing U.S. passports are reeling over a new rule that prohibits them from bringing their cellphones to work. The Passport Agency, with 22 locations across the country, employs about 1,200 government …
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Lawyer Backs $200 Fee For Emergency Passports

Lawyer Backs 0 Fee For Emergency Passports
Mr Smith, one of the Christie administration's most vocal critics on its immigration policies, said the two-day service fee is “extremely beneficial to the public” and is “consistent with first-world practices” in other developed nations such as the …
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Texas Denying Birth Certificate to U.S.-Born Kids of Undocumented Parents
Many of the women had used the same documents – a so-called matricula issued by their consulate or a foreign passport without a current U.S. visa – to obtain birth certificates for other children born in Texas as recently as 2012. The lawsuit, which …
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Puppy passport scam that exposes UK to risk of rabies outbreak
Mitzi's case is particularly extraordinary as the 'dog' was in fact a stuffed toy bought for £8.99 from Toys R Us. It went unexamined through controls because its pet passport number and microchip number matched – though both were as fake as the dog.
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Mexican and Central American Illegal Immigrants Sue Texas for Birth
The parent plaintiffs of the 23 children claim that the State of Texas violates their children's rights because the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution provides that any child born on U.S. soil warrants American citizen. It also …
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$200,000 Ransom: African steals passports of 400 staff, flees UAE – Emirates 24|7

0,000 Ransom: African steals passports of 400 staff, flees UAE – Emirates 24|7
Before leaving the emirate, he sneaked into the company premises and used his office keys to take the 400 passports, before heading straight for the airport. Company officials said they had informed the police about the theft, but that it was too late …
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The name game: How to change your name after marriage
"You can go to the post office for your passport, and of course the bank to get all those accounts and documents changed," Blattner says. "Then, (in Cape Girardeau County), come to the county clerk's office in the courthouse annex building (in Jackson …
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USPS to Host Passport Fairs in Fort Worth Saturday
The U.S. Postal Service will be hosting several passport fairs at Fort Worth Post Offices Saturday April 18 to ensure that U.S. citizens get their passports at a convenient time. Appointments are not required, and customers are encouraged to arrive …
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Green, maroon passports have to be renewed: Philippine Embassy

Green, maroon passports have to be renewed: Philippine Embassy
DUBAI: Filipinos still in possession of handwritten (manual/green) or machine readable passports (MRPs/maroon) should find time to apply for the biometric or electronic formatted dark maroon travel document in order not to be inconvenienced from Nov 25 …
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US Embassy closed in observance of the United States' 239th Anniversary of
… of the U.S. Embassy's Consular Section via telephone: 242-322-1181. General information on Consular services, including procedures for obtaining or renewing a passport or visa, is available on the U.S. Embassy's website at http://nassau.usembassy.gov.
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