Passports and visas

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)
August 31, 2017 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalating tit-for-tat, the United States forced Russia on Thursday to shutter its consulate in San Francisco and scale back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York, as relations between the two former Cold War foes continued to unravel. 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)
August 31, 2017 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalating tit-for-tat, the United States forced Russia on Thursday to shutter its consulate in San Francisco and scale back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York, as relations between the two former Cold War foes continued to unravel. 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)
August 31, 2017 - 2:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalating tit-for-tat, the United States forced Russia on Thursday to shutter its consulate in San Francisco and scale back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York, as relations between the two former Cold War foes continued to unravel. 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)
August 31, 2017 - 2:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalating tit-for-tat, the United States forced Russia on Thursday to shutter its consulate in San Francisco and scale back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York, as relations between the two former Cold War foes continued to unravel. The Trump administration...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 14, 2013 file photo, a Russian policeman stands in front of an entrance of the U.S. Embassy in downtown Moscow, Russia. The U.S. Embassy in Russia will suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas in Moscow for eight days from Wednesday and will stop issuing visas at its consulates elsewhere in Russia in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff, the embassy said Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, file)
August 21, 2017 - 2:47 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — In a step that could affect hundreds of thousands of Russian tourists, the U.S. Embassy in Russia said Monday it would suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas for eight days from Wednesday in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff. The embassy made the decision after the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 14, 2013 file photo, a Russian policeman stands in front of an entrance of the U.S. Embassy in downtown Moscow, Russia. The U.S. Embassy in Russia will suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas in Moscow for eight days from Wednesday and will stop issuing visas at its consulates elsewhere in Russia in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff, the embassy said Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, file)
August 21, 2017 - 7:17 am
MOSCOW (AP) — In a step that could affect hundreds of thousands of Russian tourists, the U.S. Embassy in Russia said Monday it would suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas for eight days from Wednesday in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff. The embassy made the decision after the...
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August 21, 2017 - 6:42 am
MOSCOW (AP) — In a step that could affect hundreds of thousands of Russian tourists, the U.S. Embassy in Russia said Monday it would suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas in Moscow for eight days from Wednesday and would stop issuing visas at its consulates elsewhere in Russia in response to the...
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August 21, 2017 - 5:31 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Russia says it will suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas in Moscow for eight days and will stop issuing visas at its consulates elsewhere in Russia in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff. The embassy said in a statement Monday that it made the...
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Noran Elshikh, left, greets her grandmother Wafa Yahia at Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International Airport after she arrived from Syria on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Ismail Elshikh is a plaintiff in Hawaii's challenge to the travel ban. The lawsuit argues that the ban prevented Wafa Yahia, his Syrian mother-in-law, from visiting. (Ismail Elshikh via AP)
August 13, 2017 - 9:47 am
HONOLULU (AP) — The Syrian grandmother at the center of Hawaii's lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban on people from six mostly Muslim countries arrived in Honolulu. Wafa Yahia received approval from the U.S. government several weeks ago, according to her son-in-law, Ismail...
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August 13, 2017 - 1:28 am
HONOLULU (AP) — The Syrian grandmother at the center of Hawaii's lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban on people from six mostly Muslim countries arrived in Honolulu Saturday night. Ismail Elshikh, the imam of a Honolulu mosque, said his 52-year-old mother-in-law Wafa Yahia...
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