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  • Passports can be processed faster if needed
    Congressman Turner can help get passports quicker
    Marty Heide, representative of Congressman Mike Turner’s office spoke at a previous Beavercreek council meeting reviewing the requirements for passports. With the close of the holidays and summer vacations around the corner, she suggested...
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    Renew your passport long before it expires
    If you are planning on using your passport for travel within 12 months of it expiring you may want to look into renewing it before you leave. Some countries do not grant access to travelers visiting the country if their passport is going to expire...
  •  U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)
    Ted Cruz to introduce bill revoking citizenship of American ISIS fighters
    According to a Friday story in the Washington Times, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas intends to introduce a bill that would strip the American citizenship of anyone who has joined the ISIS terrorist army. Incredibly, at least according to current law,...
  • Mexican “Consulate on Wheels” at Oasis Church in Webster for 9 days
    Mexican “Consulate on Wheels” at Oasis Church in Webster for 9 days
    On Tuesday, July 28, the Consulate General of Mexico made an unusual offer to accept the first 70 persons who come to the Oasis of Hope church iin Webster at 11:00 without an appointment to receive passport applications and renewals, as well as...
  • Stolen passports
    Stolen passports: Malaysia flight boarded two using stolen passports, why?
    Stolen passports used in the missing Malaysia flight have deepened theories that the plane was taken down under duress, or possibly via an act of terrorism. Troubling questions remain regarding the actual identities of the two men who used...
  • Malaysian Airline Mystery
    Flight MH 370 mystery: Interpol slams member nations for neglect
    Officials at the International Police Agency (Interpol) on Sunday slammed its member nations for not screening passports through Interpol's database which listed two passports reported in its Stolen and Lost Travel Documents (SLTD) program...
  • Malaysia Airlines
    Missing Malaysia plane mystery mounts: 4 passport issues, 20 high-techs on board
    Four people in particular who boarded the missing Malaysian plane are being investigated, two for stolen passports and two other passport-related suspects. Twenty people on board were involved in high-technology, including cutting edge electric...
  • Know Before You Go when visiting Canada
    10 Things to know before visiting Canada
    US Citizens are always welcomed with open arms to Canada, but nevertheless there are still requirements which must be followed to enter or depart both countries. Here’s a quick guide to those needs.US citizens much carry proof of citizenship...
  • Seven people recognized by Florida DEP for their outstanding achievement
    Seven people recognized by Florida DEP for their outstanding achievement
    Seven dedicated explorers who recently completed visits to each of Florida's 161 state parks have been recognized by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Using the Florida State Park Passport, these people collected the...
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    How to get a passport quickly
    As you’re packing for your dream trip, you realize you don’t have a passport. Even if you’re leaving the country in less than two weeks, there’s still hope. Here’s how you can get your passport in a hurry.1. Make an...
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    10 important things to know about USA passports
    Traveling outside the USA with a valid passport seems a no-brainer, but for passport newbies—or for folks who haven’t worried about their passports in almost 10 years—it’s good to keep in mind a few important tips.1. A...
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    6 facts you should know about the Schengen Agreement
    The Schengen Agreement between 26 European countries eliminates border controls for individuals traveling between those countries. In other words, once inside the Schengen “zone,” travelers are not required to pass through customs or...
  • Controversy ensues over new IRS power
    Controversy ensues over new IRS power
    A portion of a new highway bill passed by the Senate and expected to be approved by the House, which gives expanded power to the IRS, has sparked controversy.As reported yesterday the bill gives the agency to power to revoke passports based upon...
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    Do you need a passport if traveling to Canada?
    Canada, only a couple hours from Spokane, is a worthwhile destination offering tremendous skiing, hot springs, restaurants and other attractive reasons to visit.Passports are always a good idea, but if a person is only traveling to Canada, Mexico...
  • Passport fees increase 35% starting July 13th, 2010
    Passports: A necessary expense for traveling abroad
    By Madeline King July 13th, 2010 Today the cost of obtaining a new passport increased 35%, from $100 to $135, in response to a “Cost of Service study by the Bureau of Consular Affairs in June 2009” (U.S. Department of State, 2010)....