'Tony Blair is to blame' as one in five new Europeans now has a UK passport

'Tony Blair is to blame' as one in five new Europeans now has a UK passport
Some 207,500 of them had successfully applied for UK passports – the most since records began in 1962. Eight per cent were nationals of other EU states, mostly eastern Europeans. Only three per cent of UK citizenship applications were refused in 2013, …
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Need a passport? Process just got faster, easier
Within a year, the passport issuance process at the Pune passport office has seen a complete turnaround. From a complex process which evoked anxiety among passport aspirants, the process has now become much quicker and almost seamless. This was …
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Pakistani woman crosses over to Punjab without passport, held
Fauzia alias Chanda Khan, who claimed to be 27, had boarded Samjhauta Express from Wagah station in Pakistan, reached Attari and then again boarded the train to Delhi. She was de-boarded at Jalandhar station around 10 pm Thursday when she could …
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Ten tips to ensure a smooth UK visa application

Ten tips to ensure a smooth UK visa application
If your current passport has expired, or due to expire before you submit your application, you must arrange to apply for a new passport. … Why not arrange a consultation with Breytenbachs and allow us to ease the burden and help you with the application?
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Procedural fairness strongly linked to trust in government
If you fill out the form incorrectly, the staff will tell you to come back another time with the correct information. The woman at the passports office might know why you need black ink, “but she never told us that. So it's difficult for us to …
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US CBP expands mobile passport control
US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that its Mobile Passport Control is now available in five airports across the country, with San Francisco International Airport (SFO) the latest to come on board. MPC is the first authorised app to …
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Beer Calendar: Oktoberfest, Big Beers Tix and Book Beers

Beer Calendar: Oktoberfest, Big Beers Tix and Book Beers
For the tour, participants can download a passport from the library district's website and then visit participating breweries, including 3 Freaks in Highlands Ranch, Barnett & Sons in Parker, Elk Mountain in Parker, Grist in Highlands Ranch, Hall …
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'Quite ridiculous': Al-Qaeda-connected man enters UK on Afghan passport
Bidit Dey: Absolutely, it's quite ridiculous, but I'm not entirely surprised with this development as the UK government hasn't shown enough ability and potential to apply some of their policies. There is a clear inconsistency and contradiction in what …
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The complete guide to getting Global Entry and TSA PreCheck
If you've been thinking about applying for any of the US government's expedited screening programs for frequent fliers—Global Entry, TSA PreCheck, and the like—don't put it off any longer. The process is easier than you might … Global Entry: It's …
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With H-1B visa, diversity doesn't apply
Apple says workforce diversity "inspires creativity and innovation," but one of Apple's major contractors, Infosys, is far from diverse. In 2013, Infosys, an India-based provider of IT services, had 509 workers assigned to Apple sites in Cupertino …
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Businesswoman born in UK with British father must take citizenship test
Miss Khosla's Danish passport expired in 2012 but she is unable to renew it as Danish law requires those applying for a passport to live in the country or speak the language. Her mother never married her father Rajiv Khosla and the couple separated …
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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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One in four UK infants has a mother who was born overseas
While another report has found that the number of EU passport-holders born abroad – including Africa, Asia and South America – but now working in the UK had tripled in just a decade. The University of Oxford's Migration Observatory found that there …
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Nutley area events
Be sure to bring the proper documentation: You will need a completed U.S. Passport application, proof that you are a United States citizen such as a previous unexpired U.S. Passport, an original or certified copy of your birth certificate, a consular …
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The Saudi Cold War With Iran Heats Up
In the days before the nuclear deal with Iran was signed, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sounded excited about the prospect that an agreement could pave the way for other diplomatic breakthroughs in the region. In an interview with his hometown …
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UK stripped Brits of Passport Before Being Killed in Drone Strikes

Since 2010, home secretary Theresa May has revoked the citizenship of 16 people, leaving them open to torture, rendition and illegal detention. The information released by the Bureau of Investiga…
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US Citizenship Naturalization Test 2015, 2016; OFFICIAL (All 100 Questions and Answers)

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Action to be taken over lynching: Nisar

Action to be taken over lynching: Nisar
“Now I have decided to get it done through the IT ministry and Nadra to ensure quick tracking.” Chaudhry Nisar said internal accountability would be improved in the interior ministry and officials with dubious … Machine-readable passport and visa …
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BlackBerry Leap: A more promising design married to mid-ranged specs
If you were hoping for a new flagship smartphone from BlackBerry, you might be disappointed by the Leap, with the new handset featuring a 720p display and the same Qualcomm processor we saw in the Z10 back in 2013. On the plus side, the Leap is one of …
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Limited Edition BlackBerry Passport on sale in UK
BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3.1 is also now available to download for users with the Q5, Q10, Z10, Z3, Z30, P'9982, P'9983 and the new Passport handsets. If you fancy getting your hands on the limited edition red BlackBerry Passport, get in there quick before …
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Bail set at 0000 for doctor charged with sex abuse
Limestone County Circuit Judge Jimmy Woodroof Jr. set bail and ordered Cartwright to surrender his passport following a nearly 1 1/2-hour hearing Tuesday morning in Athens. The charges stem from incidents that allegedly occurred in 2014 in Limestone …
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United Kingdom Immigration Update 2015 re: Biometric Residence Permits
If individuals are required to start work before collecting their BRP, they will be able to show evidence of their right to work by producing their short-term vignette in their passport, provided it is still current. In these circumstances, an employer …
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Channel Island British passport to be printed in the UK from March
Jersey and Guernsey variant British passports will be produced in a central facility in the UK from March. Both islands will remain their status as an issuing authority, with the local Passport Offices accepting and processing applications. The costs …
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US and UK accused of hacking Sim card firm to steal codes

US and UK accused of hacking Sim card firm to steal codes
This contrasts with security procedures used, for example, for chips in passports. Many are also manufactured by Gemalto. These are delivered to the relevant authorities as a blank chip, and the Passport Office – not the company – creates the security key.
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Brazil tries to shed image as fugitives' haven
As convicted murderer and paedophile Phillip Smith relaxed in a hostel on a cobbled street in Rio de Janeiro having successfully absconded from the authorities in his native New Zealand, he sent an email to a radio station back home. "I conducted some …
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