International travel plans are quite common nowadays – both for leisure travel and business purposes. And for international travels, having a passport is mandatory. It has been seen that people who do not travel frequently often forget about the validity of their passport. And when a sudden travel plan is made, they are worried as their passport is nearing expiry. There are many countries, which do not offer visa to travelers until and unless their passport has validity of 6 months or more. Therefore it is recommended to have passport renewed well in advance so that there are no last moment hassles in the travel plan. Continue reading
Valley woman claims passport service overcharged, bungled travel plans
She filled out the online forms and expected to pay around $ 170, which is what she saw on Travisa's website. However, she says the charge ballooned to $ 340 when Travisa added on fees and service charges. And charges kept being added on until Travisa …
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Admiral Bailey pleads guilty to fraud charges
Allegations are that in February Bailey attended the Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) offices and attempted to renew a passport in the name Michael George Sullivan. During the renewal process, his true identity was revealed. He was …
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Published on Jun 6, 2015, 9:14 pm AST
If your current business/tourist visa expires this summer, you do not need to wait until then to apply for a visa renewal. Keep in mind that you … You can send in her passport and supporting documents using our free courier service. Please review the …
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Assata – the FBI's Most Wanted Woman
Official racism may been long abolished in South Africa and the US since anti-race activists such as Assata Shakur in the 1970s US, and anti-apartheid activists in South Africa launched their resistance, yet it's terrible legacy persists for long …
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St. Paul woman, 20, stole passport to join Islamic State, charges say
The U.S. attorney's office on Tuesday charged a 20-year-old St. Paul woman with misusing a passport, ostensibly for travel to join an international terrorist organization in Syria. According to the criminal complaint, Yusra Ismail stole a friend's …
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Hondurans arrested on charges of obtaining false US documents that belonged …
State Department officials at the time said that about 40 percent of U.S. passport fraud cases were linked to the illegal sale of Puerto Rican birth certificates to foreign nationals. The Miami criminal complaints do not say whether the fraud … In …
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Public-private partnerships: lessons from the Indian passport office
One of the government's first projects under the national scheme was a programme to make it far easier for people to apply for passports. The Passport Seva scheme has achieved flagship status through its sheer scale and a high level of media attention.
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Will I need a passport to enter and leave an independent Scotland?
From day one of independence, it says, eligible citizens would be able to apply for a Scottish passport, though it would not be mandatory to hold one, and UK passports would remain valid until expiry. The definition of eligible citizens is fairly broad:.
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Judge denies Moorers' bond on murder charges tied to disappearance of …
Neither Tammy nor Sidney Moorer have a passport, the lawyers said. Elder also said the Moorers have … The Horry County Sheriff's Office took extra measures to ensure order was maintained during Monday's hearing and that all those attended were safe …
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Darko Šarić case – key moments
The cargo with cocaine was intercepted as part of the joint operation codenamed Balkan Warrior, which was carried out by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Serbia's Security and Information Agency (BIA) and the Uruguayan police …
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New uncertainty about missing Malaysian plane
Malaysia's acting Transport Minister Hishamuddin Hussein shows maps of southern corridor and northern corridor of the search and rescue operation during a press conference at a hotel near the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, in Sepang, Malaysia, …
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St. Paul Man Faces Murder Charges After Stabbing Co-Worker
Police say, Thursday afternoon they got a call about a medical emergency at the nursery. When they got there Ortiz was … degree murder charges. His bond is set at $ 1 million without conditions or half-a-million dollars and he must surrender his passport.
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Yellow DOTs could save lives in Clarksville
Patricia Ransdell of Clarksville put a Yellow Dot sticker on her car and keeps her medical information in a yellow folder in her glove box so if she's involved in a crash or has an emergency in her car, first responders will know about her diabetes and …
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Belle Isle is now Michigan's 102nd state park
The lease agreement – accepted by the Local Emergency Financial Assistance Loan Board – allowed Belle Isle to become Michigan's 102nd state park on Feb. … The Recreation Passport is directly tied to Michigan drivers' license plate registration renewal.
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Devyani Live: Won't drop charges against diplomat, says US
The United States has ruled out acceding to either of the two Indian demands – withdrawal of charges against its diplomat Devyani Khobragade, and an apology for alleged mistreatment, after her arrest in New York last week. "We take these allegations …
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UPDATE 5-US diplomats, but not prosecutors, seek to quell India dispute
Khobragade was arrested last week and released on $ 250,000 bail after giving up her passport and pleading not guilty to charges of visa fraud and making false statements about how much she paid Richard. She faces a maximum of 15 years in prison if …
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