Texas Asks Full Appeals Court to Hear Voter ID Case

Texas Asks Full Appeals Court to Hear Voter ID Case
Acceptable forms include a state driver's license or ID card that is not more than 60 days expired at the time of voting, a concealed handgun license, a U.S. passport, a military ID card or a U.S citizenship certificate with a photo. The acceptable …
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Ordonio prepares son of Gilas
But since the sons were born in Makati when Ordonio was a PBA player, they're exempted from the rule of obtaining the passport of the country they plan to represent in FIBA competitions before turning 16. However, they must be cleared as dual citizens …
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In EU and US, virulent immigration debate strains solidarity
3, 2015 file photo, migrants rescued off the Libyan coast peer out a gate on the Siem Pilot Norwegian ship to get the first sight of the island of Sardinia as they sail in the Mediterranean sea towards the Italian port of Cagliari. As of September 2015 …
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Lawmakers float voter ID proposals

Lawmakers float voter ID proposals
… that people could use an expired driver's license or a long-term care certificate. A uniformed service member or qualified family member temporarily stationed away from their residence could use a current military ID card or passport under Boehning …
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Not Entitled To Diplomatic Passport: Former PM
Laisenia Qarase's diplomatic passport expired after he left office and for years now he has been going overseas using the normal 'blue passport'. “My diplomatic passport expired a long long time ago and I did not even seek any renewal. All my trips …
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China Begins Issuing 10-year Visas
It is our understanding that the visa will be valid even if the passport expires. When traveling to China with the visa in an expired passport, simply bring it and the valid passport, and Chinese immigration should allow entrance. China is a party to …
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More changes to employer's guidance on checking right to work documents
Expired passports – a non-EEA national may present either a current or expired passport which contains a current Residence Card, Permanent Residence Card, Accession Residence Card or Derivative Residence Card as evidence of their entitlement to …
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Court: Proof Of Citizenship Not Required On Federal Voter Forms

Court: Proof Of Citizenship Not Required On Federal Voter Forms
According to a decision issued by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the Election Assistance Commission will not be forced to add proof of citizenship requirements to federal voter registration forms in Kansas or Arizona. In short, the ruling …
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concerns raised with companies
However, he did not check my original passport and ID and advised that if the bank checked for verification, I should reply that my ID had been verified. He made me sign the application form without reading its content and told me that he would fill …
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How the Indiana voter ID law impacts elections

How the Indiana voter ID law impacts elections
It's any state ID, federal military ID, or US passport, but some people think it's a failed policy attempting to address problems of voter fraud that don't exist. "The fact is it just doesn't … The voter ID law doesn't apply to absentee ballots. If …
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Tips and tricks for getting your passport
2: Note that if you intend to drive or travel by sea only between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean or Bermuda, you don't need to get a traditional passport book, which costs $ 110. Instead, you can apply for a passport card, which allows you …
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Cuban migrants flood to US by taking advantage of lax passport rules
Cubans arriving at a US border or airport automatically receive permission to stay in the United States under the 1966 Cuban Adjustment Act, which allows them to apply for permanent residency after a year, almost always successfully. While the number …
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Voter identification required for tomorrow's election

Voter identification required for tomorrow's election
… but this is the first major election since the change happened to guess about tomorrow for voters in virginia will need to have at least one of the following forms of i. d. a virginia driver's license a united states passport a government issued …
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Photos of the day for Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014
… Klimek said in a statement. Joudeh was previously charged in connection with an April 2011 domestic violence incident, authorities said. If Joudeh is able to post bail, he must first surrender his passport, Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil …
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Voter ID law likely to stay for election

Voter ID law likely to stay for election
The petition process is open to individuals who are unable to produce necessary documents establishing proof of name, date of birth and U.S. citizenship and would have to pay a fee to a government agency in order to obtain them, according to info from …
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Federal Judge Hears Closing Arguments in Voter ID Trial
U.S. Department of Justice attorney Richard Dellheim repeated plaintiffs' claims made throughout this three-week trial that the Texas law, also known as Senate Bill 14, was a "serious solution in search of a problem" and did little if anything to …
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Voter registration deadline is Saturday for June primary

Voter registration deadline is Saturday for June primary
Myrtle Beach council still working to fit new sand volleyball facility into budget … Forms of accepted ID include a valid driver's license or photo ID issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles, U.S. passport, federal military ID, or a voter …
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Rob Flaherty : Sketching The Future
“I thought from the beginning he was a total rockstar,” recalls Feldman, who hired him as an associate director at Ketchum's New York office after first bringing him to Burson. “We already had an associate director for that spot, which had the …
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Voter ID in national focus
Hosemann, who holds degrees from Notre Dame University, New York University and the University of Mississippi School of Law, said he did not want Mississippi to repeat mistakes made in the past when it came to the state's voter laws. … 3 election …
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HC orders warrants against overseers of 36 buildings
The government buildings against which the court has ordered the warrants are the Regional Passport Office, Shram Bhavan, and Central Bank of India, Raikhad. Apart from these, Madhupura's Agrasen Tower, Navrangpura's Mrudul Tower, Bhagwati Chambers …
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Want passport quickly? Tatkal is the only way
Many are paying extra to upgrade their applications to the Tatkal category to get the passports in time. Thamanna Tilak (name changed), for instance, has to leave for the Middle East to join his new workplace. He applied for a passport in February and …
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Zims get Moz passports via voter reg scam
Zims get Moz passports via voter reg scam. Zimbabwean nationals and people of foreign descent are taking advantage of loopholes in the Mozambican voter registration to fraudulently acquire that country's citizenship. Investigations have revealed.
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Grateful to get back lost passport
Not long ago, I dropped my pouch, containing my passport and SIM card, on the way to the bus station to return to Kuala Lumpur. I reported the loss to MRT staff and the police. Both parties updated their databases. Within a week, I received a message …
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Voter ID Preparations Underway in Mississippi

Voter ID Preparations Underway in Mississippi
"They have got a driver's license, a passport, or a student ID," Hosemann explains. "All the things that you would need to vote with. So, the first thing is to look at what's required and necessary." But for those who don't have one of those forms of …
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E-Verify Can Now "Lock" Social Security Numbers
Driver's licenses in most states, passports, and most of the other forms of government issued ID use Social Security numbers to establish the bearer's validity. In essence, the holder of a suspect Social Security number is forced to use documentation …
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On 1-1-14 you will be asked to show one of the following ID's at your polling place: SC Driver's License or ID card issued by the SC DMV, SC Voter Registration with photo, Federal Military ID or US Passport. For more info call Norman Dorn at 803-480 …
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Tea Party Favorites Sue Federal Government Over Voter Proof-Of-Citizenship Law

Tea Party Favorites Sue Federal Government Over Voter Proof-Of-Citizenship Law
You don't drive and you haven't traveled abroad in years, leaving your passport expired or lost. In the months before the election, you changed addresses, and for some reason never received a notification from the state reminding you that your license …
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Detroit goes to the dogs
The city lost 237,000 residents between 2000 and 2010, falling to 713,000 from its one-time high of 1.8 million people. “The suffering of animals goes hand in hand with the suffering of people,” Arrington said. But at least one Michigan dog managed to …
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W.Va. judge, county official plead not guilty
Tinsley noted that Thornsbury had been unable to find his U.S. passport previously, and Thornsbury said he had located and surrendered it as ordered. The indictment says … A replacement judge has taken over Thornsbury's caseload. Earlier Wednesday …
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