Passports and visas

In this undated photo provided by Vittoria Durazzano, 22-year old Andrea Guerini Rocco poses for a photo in London, making plans to start a master's in economics at New York's Columbia University this year. Rocco turned down an offer from the London School of Economics, (LSE) because of the imminent British Brexit split with Europe, and he's not alone as many foreign students are making new plans. (Vittoria Durazzano via AP)
September 08, 2017 - 2:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — Growing up in a small Italian farming town, Andrea Guerini Rocco dreamed of pursuing a career in economics in a big, bustling city. Three years ago, he thought that city would be London. He did his undergraduate studies at the London School of Economics, earning good grades and...
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This Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 photo shows the Consulate-General of Russia in San Francisco. The United States is retaliating against Russia by forcing closure of its consulate in San Francisco and scaling back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York. The State Department says move is in response to the Kremlin forcing a cut in U.S. diplomatic staff in Moscow. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 01, 2017 - 6:03 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia accused the United States on Friday of a "gross violation of international law" after the Trump administration gave Moscow two days to shutter diplomatic outposts in San Francisco and other American cities. As Russian diplomats rushed to meet the Saturday deadline, black smoke...
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In this image made from video, U.S. citizen and aid worker Heidi Linton of Christian Friends of Korea speaks to reporters after arriving at Beijing International Airport from Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. A handful of Americans left Pyongyang on a flight to Beijing before the start of a U.S. ban on American citizens going to North Korea. (AP Photo)
September 01, 2017 - 1:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. prohibition on Americans traveling to North Korea has taken effect. The ban makes U.S. passports invalid for travel to North Korea and allows the State Department to revoke the passport of anyone who flouts the ban. It was announced in July and kicked in Friday. Only those...
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This Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 photo shows the Consulate-General of Russia in San Francisco. The United States is retaliating against Russia by forcing closure of its consulate in San Francisco and scaling back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York. The State Department says move is in response to the Kremlin forcing a cut in U.S. diplomatic staff in Moscow. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 01, 2017 - 1:23 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia wrestled Friday with how to respond to the United States' order to shut its San Francisco consulate and trade offices in Washington and New York without going overboard and aggravating the already tense situation. Russia needs to "think carefully about how we could respond," to...
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This Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 photo shows the Consulate-General of Russia in San Francisco. The United States is retaliating against Russia by forcing closure of its consulate in San Francisco and scaling back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York. The State Department says move is in response to the Kremlin forcing a cut in U.S. diplomatic staff in Moscow. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 01, 2017 - 10:49 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian vowed Friday to respond to a U.S. order to shut the Russian Consulate in San Francisco and offices in Washington and New York, but also indicated that Moscow was not inclined to raise the stakes in the diplomatic tit-for-tat between the two countries. The Trump administration...
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This Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 photo shows the Consulate-General of Russia in San Francisco. The United States is retaliating against Russia by forcing closure of its consulate in San Francisco and scaling back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York. The State Department says move is in response to the Kremlin forcing a cut in U.S. diplomatic staff in Moscow. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 01, 2017 - 8:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia on Friday promised a "tough response" to a U.S. order to shut the Russian Consulate in San Francisco and offices in Washington and New York, the latest round in a diplomatic tit-for-tat. The U.S. issued its order Thursday and gave Russia 48 hours to comply, intensifying...
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Russian cadets walk past the U.S. consulate in St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow has yet to study the United States' decision to shut its consulate in San Francisco before considering possible retaliation. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
September 01, 2017 - 6:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia on Friday promised a "tough response" to a U.S. order to shut the Russian consulate in San Francisco and offices in Washington and New York, the latest round in a diplomatic tit-for-tat. The U.S. issued its order Thursday and gave Russia 48 hours to comply, intensifying...
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This Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 photo shows the Consulate-General of Russia in San Francisco. The United States is retaliating against Russia by forcing closure of its consulate in San Francisco and scaling back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York. The State Department says move is in response to the Kremlin forcing a cut in U.S. diplomatic staff in Moscow. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 01, 2017 - 6:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia on Friday promised a "tough response" to the United States' decision to shut its consulate in San Francisco in the latest round of a diplomatic tit-for-tat. Intensifying tensions between the former Cold War foes, the U.S. on Thursday ordered Russia to shutter its San...
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This Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 photo shows the Consulate-General of Russia in San Francisco. The United States is retaliating against Russia by forcing closure of its consulate in San Francisco and scaling back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York. The State Department says move is in response to the Kremlin forcing a cut in U.S. diplomatic staff in Moscow. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 01, 2017 - 3:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Escalating a diplomatic tit-for-tat, the United States abruptly ordered Russia on Thursday to shutter its San Francisco consulate and close offices in Washington and New York, intensifying tensions between the former Cold War foes. Washington gave Moscow 48 hours to comply. The...
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August 31, 2017 - 6:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Foreigners who were barred from entering the U.S. during President Donald Trump's first attempt to ban travel from seven Muslim-majority nations will get government help reapplying for visas under a lawsuit settlement reached Thursday. Civil rights lawyers and the Trump...
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