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Mohawks' right to freely cross Canada-US border trumped by national security
… first time someone from the Mohawk community has publicly challenged Canada's border rules. In 2011, Joyce King expressed outrage when border officers refused to accept her Iroquois passport. … Both women argued the in-person reporting …
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North Country Sen. Joseph Griffo says DMV needs to comply with new federal ID
North Country Senator Joseph Griffo, R-Rome, is urging the state Department of Motor Vehicle's compliance with new federal ID requirements following New York's one-year extension to comply with new federal ID license requirements. “I am pleased to hear …
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Unmet REAL ID requirements in Louisiana could cause real delays at airport
State officials said a waiver has been submitted to delay the change, which would mean no effect on travelers. People with noncompliant licenses will be required to have a second form of identification to enter federal buildings as part of phase three …
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Good news! We have been saved by the bell
Last week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security granted Louisiana air travelers a reprieve: no passport will be required to fly from Monroe to Orlando — or anywhere within the United States — until, of course, it can be decided it is! This whole …
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Court denies preliminary injunction in Texas birth certificate case
AUSTIN, Texas – On Oct. 16, U.S. District Judge Robert L. Pitman denied plaintiffs' emergency action for temporary injunction in a case (Maria Isabel Perales Serna v. Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Vital Statistics Unit: case number …
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Suspicious Minds: The Reporting – And Prosecution – Threshold For Money
It has taken 15 years for Jersey's authorities to prosecute for failing to report potential money laundering under its proceeds of crime legislation, in a case shedding important light on its requirements for AML compliance. … Next, it viewed …
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Carnival Cruise Lines Coming To Cuba
Americans wishing to travel on Carnival's Fathom line to Cuba in 2016 will require a Cuban visa and a valid U.S. passport. A Carnival spokesperson said: "As part of its license requirements, Carnival Corporation will obtain a certification from …
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Vancouver's Cruise Terminal Installs Automated Passport Control Kiosks
“With this launch, Port Metro Vancouver's cruise terminal has become the first worldwide to utilize automated passport control technology for U.S.-bound passengers,” said Peter Xotta, vice president of planning and operations with the port. “These …
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An American travels to a once-forbidden country before the floodgates open
He guides me to a side table and asks for my American passport. Next come five minutes of detailed questions — from my profession, to my interest in Cuba, to the size of my camera's memory card. What cities am I visiting? What are the addresses of …
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Travvy Awards Winners Spotlight: VAX VacationAccess
… including TSA updates, reference guides, destination overviews, offers and agent incentives (including social media incentives), and international travel details such as currency conversion, emergency assistance, healthcare, entry requirements …
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Compliance Takeaways From PayPal's OFAC Settlement
On March 25, 2015, the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control announced that PayPal Inc. agreed to pay $ 7.7 million to settle 486 violations of U.S. economic sanctions. … Though the PayPal risk operation agent who was alerted …
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Venezuela Unveils New Visa Requirements for US
According to the Venezuelan government, the new visa requirements for U.S. residents mirror those imposed on Venezuelans hoping to travel to the United States. The new requirements include evidence of property in the United States (such as a home or …
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Why we need a North American Passport
In recognition of our shared destiny, the three countries should create a North American passport that would, over time, allow their citizens to travel, work, invest, learn and innovate anywhere in North America. Work, tourist and student visas are …
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Why I'm Giving Up My Passport
He'd like to renounce his citizenship, but said the process was “very difficult.” It is, but I am doing it. My “in-person final loss of citizenship appointment” is scheduled for Jan. 14 at the United States Consulate here. My British passport, acquired …
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Syrian refugees become less welcome in Lebanon, as new entry rules take effect
BEIRUT — Lebanon introduced unprecedented entry restrictions for Syrians on Monday, imposing visa-like requirements in an apparent effort to curb inflows of refugees fleeing Syria's civil war in massive numbers. The new procedures … “These measures …
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