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New Members of the Hague Convention

Posted by Courtney Leonard on Aug 16, 2016 9:25:15 AM


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TSA To Expedite Screening for Faster Travel For Disabled Military

Posted by washingtonexp on Apr 3, 2013 8:47:00 AM

TSA has made great strides in advancement of security measures since 9/11 to keep travelers safe. However, some of those measures have caused some travelers to feel violated. One past example is the use of graphic airport body scanners. Now, a recent wounded military personnel's encounter with TSA screening has sparked more change in the right direction.

The TSA will begin to expand its' program for expedited screening through airports for inactive-duty and inactive "wounded warriors" reported CNN late last week. The expanding of the expedited screening military program comes as a result of a disabled Marine being requested to remove both of his prosthetic legs. Although he had the prosthetic legs, he had limited mobility. He could not stand of walk on his own merit. The TSA screener, however, asked the Marine to stand or walk, so they could perform examination on the wheelchair. After putting the prosthetic legs back on, he was put through the same screening process at another point while pursuing to travel. The TSA screener denies the allegations.

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New Thailand And Cambodia Single-Entry Visa

Posted by washingtonexp on Jan 8, 2013 9:25:07 AM

A single-entry visa is not just going to be held by the European Union any longer. A couple of small countries have decided to join in and see how effective it can be for higher tourism for both of them. Thailand and Cambodia have launched a single-entry visa into their countries.

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US Expects Travel Increase Over Next 5 Years

Posted by washingtonexp on Dec 12, 2012 1:40:29 PM

One of the world’s most desired places to travel is our very own United States. Being the wealthiest and most advanced country in the world, international travelers come to see the beautiful land of the free. From the latest findings, these number of travelers to the US is about to increase in the years to come.

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How To Be Healthy While Traveling Abroad

Posted by washingtonexp on Sep 26, 2012 9:21:03 AM

Health is not just a part of daily life where you are, but also where you travel. Traveling within your native country is one thing, however, traveling outside of your country is another.

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US Announces New Deportation Policy

Posted by washingtonexp on Aug 28, 2012 9:51:34 AM

With so many immigration talks in our government this year, it is priceless to now have an option for young immigrants. There is a peace of mind knowing there is now a way not be deported out of the US as a young immigrant.

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Places To Travel On 4th of July

Posted by washingtonexp on Jul 3, 2012 11:00:04 AM

Independence Day, also known as the 4th of July, is the holiday the US commemorates our Declaration of Independence. It is one of the most popular holidays during the year. It also occurs during the best season to travel and have a hot, fun vacation. Statistically from the AAA, 42.3 million Americans will be traveling for the holiday this year, the highest amount within a decade. Whether you are traveling to the United States or abroad, there are some beautiful place in the world to enjoy.

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Embassy Visa Services Expertise

Posted by washingtonexp on May 19, 2011 8:46:37 AM

What is an Embassy? We hear this respected term all the time, yet most people don't fully understand its' function. An Embassy is a diplomatic office in country (usually in the capital city of the host country) where the highest diplomatic officer is the ambassador (or high commissioner, in British Commonwealth). There are thousands of embassies around the world, specifically there are 186 in the United States. The embassy has the role of a diplomatic mission to protect in the receiving State the interests of the sending State, within the limits permitted by international law. They promote friendly relations between the sending State and the receiving State, and developing their economic, cultural and scientific relations.

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ISO9001 Certified Visa Services

Posted by washingtonexp on Mar 27, 2011 10:08:15 PM

ISO 9001 certified? Many companies may know what this means. In business, it is an international standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It is a certification acquired based upon a company's Quality Management System (QMS). This means that a company claiming to have a QMS meeting the requirements of ISO 9001, has been assessed and determined to have the ability to effectively provide consistent service within their area of business.

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Document Legalization is a Four Step Process

Posted by washingtonexp on Aug 11, 2010 4:51:43 PM

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