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.

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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Newburgh Post Office hosting special passport day

Newburgh Post Office hosting special passport day
Applicants are asked to bring a completed passport application (available at, proper proof of U.S. citizenship, proof of identity (and a photocopy of the proof), and a passport photograph (2 inches by 2 inches, though photo …
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A Passport Crisis is Coming: What Agents Need to Know
Nearly a decade ago, new requirements mandating Americans to have passports for travel to Mexico and Canada led to a surge in applications and a backlog in processing the documents. With many of those documents set to expire over the next 24 months …
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Redesigned website launched for US visa waiver program visitors
“CBP remains committed to promoting travel and tourism to the US by improving the international arrivals experience and this website, along with trusted traveler programs and automated passport control are important steps to enhancing travelers …
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Police hunt gang forging Thai IDs for foreigners | Bangkok Post: news

Police hunt gang forging Thai IDs for foreigners | Bangkok Post: news
The petition was filed after officials at a district registry office found a gang produced bogus iDs for 11 non-Thais two years ago by using names of deceased people that have not been cleared from civil-registration systems. Each forged document cost …
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Launch of Biometric Residence Permits in Ethiopia
From this date, applicants will receive a 30-day sticker in their passport instead of a 'vignette' with the full grant of leave. Applicants will be required to collect their BRP from a post office within ten days of arrival in the UK. The BRP card can …

Case seeking to unseat Senator Poe finally filed
In his plea, Mr. David said Ms. Poe is not qualified to hold her Senate seat and her previous post as chairman of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board because she is not a natural-born Filipino given her foundling status. He added …
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Latest Post Office Passport News

Passport office upgraded at Postal Service's Broadway branch
“During peak periods when the passport line got too long, a clerk would move from the retail lobby to passports, so there would be two passport acceptance clerks, but one fewer providing postal retail service,” he said. “This new system keeps the …
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Crime Reports: Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach
On Thursday, July 9, on the 1000 block of Sepulveda Boulevard, an officer was working routine patrol when he contacted occupants of a vehicle that was stopped in front of the post office. A search of the vehicle revealed glue traps (used to steal mail …
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Visitors to Bahrain, Qatar can now get visas online
Speaking during a regular news briefing, Wang said starting from April 1, Taiwanese nationals can log on to the website of Bahrain's Interior Ministry's Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs office at to file for a …
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A record 3415 Americans ditch their passports

A record 3415 Americans ditch their passports
Of course, some Americans giving up their passports could very well be fat cat tax cheats, fleeing to known tax havens to preserve their wealth. But it's illegal to renounce your U.S. status to escape paying taxes, and giving up your citizenship now …
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Post offices add another open Sunday
On the three consecutive Sundays, all types of retail business — including buying money orders, renting postal boxes and applying for passports — can be conducted, in addition to mailing items, according to Christine Dugas, a United States Postal …
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Carson Mayor Jim Dear targets City Hall rival in bid for clerk's post

Carson Mayor Jim Dear targets City Hall rival in bid for clerk's post
If Carson Mayor Jim Dear gets his wish in the March 3 election, he'll give up the gavel he has used to preside over City Council meetings for a decade and retreat to the relative obscurity of the City Clerk's Office. Questions have dogged him about why …
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Red BlackBerry Passport Photos
Photos of the red BlackBerry Passport have shown up on Vietnamese BlackBerry site BBVietnam. This comes just after after they went up for sale on Amazon. As of now, the red version is sold out on Amazon, but can still be pre-ordered at …
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Montreal imam has passport revoked; was once named as 'subject of interest' in
“None of us would want our passports to be revoked without even the right to know what allegations are being made against us, and the basic opportunity to give our side of the story,” he said, adding that fundamental rights included “the right to hold …
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Ferrari and Pavarotti come together at the Enzo Ferrari Museum
Alongside it is the 'technical' section is an area that was the office of Alfredo Ferrari, Enzo's father, at the start of the last century, and is now home to the Museum of Ferrari Engines. The area is divided into six sections: experimental engines …
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Wailuku Post Office to Host Passport Fair on Mar. 9

Wailuku Post Office to Host Passport Fair on Mar. 9
The Wailuku Post Office will observe Passport Day in the USA by hosting its second annual Passport Fair from 9 a.m. to noon, this Saturday, March 9. During the fair, postal employees will serve as dedicated Passport Acceptance Clerks, assisting …
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USPS: Mail must be sent Saturday to be received by Christmas
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Saturday is the final deadline to mail cards, letters, and packages to ensure they arrive in time for Christmas. The US Postal Service expects to handle over 630 billion pieces of mail this holiday season. Providence's main …
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Same-day delivery's big chance
Stats about online retailers' holiday performance poured into my inbox as the year ended, but one in particular really caught my eye. Amazon noted that its final Christmas Prime Now (same-day delivery) order was placed on Dec. 24 at 10:24 p.m. — and …
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