Passports and visas

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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This late 1970's photo from the Naqvi & Zaidi family album shows Fahmida Hasan Zaidi, second right, with her mother Alamdari Begum, left, daughter Kahkashan Naqvi, front, younger sister Khurshid Zaidi, nephew Shiraz Zaidi, right, and young AP reporter Muneeza Naqvi in Lucknow, India. Zaidi lives in New Delhi while the rest of her seven siblings live in cities across Pakistan. For them, a generation raised on the idea that relationships could be nurtured for long periods on the simple sustenance of letters, physical distance has brought pain, but not an emotional distance. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
August 11, 2017 - 4:24 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — I was 9 the first time I traveled on an airplane, in 1986. We were headed to Pakistan, a country that was foreign yet held a part of us. For my younger brothers, the flight from New Delhi to Lahore meant little glasses of fizzy drinks and an endless supply of individually wrapped...
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This late 1970's photo from the Naqvi & Zaidi family album shows Fahmida Hasan Zaidi, second right, with her mother Alamdari Begum, left, daughter Kahkashan Naqvi, front, younger sister Khurshid Zaidi, nephew Shiraz Zaidi, right, and young AP reporter Muneeza Naqvi in Lucknow, India. Zaidi lives in New Delhi while the rest of her seven siblings live in cities across Pakistan. For them, a generation raised on the idea that relationships could be nurtured for long periods on the simple sustenance of letters, physical distance has brought pain, but not an emotional distance. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
August 11, 2017 - 2:03 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — I was 9 the first time I traveled on an airplane, in 1986. We were headed to Pakistan, a country that was foreign yet held a part of us. For my younger brothers, the flight from New Delhi to Lahore meant little glasses of fizzy drinks and an endless supply of individually wrapped...
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This late 1970's photo from the Naqvi & Zaidi family album shows Fahmida Hasan Zaidi, second right, with her mother Alamdari Begum, left, daughter Kahkashan Naqvi, front, younger sister Khurshid Zaidi, nephew Shiraz Zaidi, right, and young AP reporter Muneeza Naqvi in Lucknow, India. Zaidi lives in New Delhi while the rest of her seven siblings live in cities across Pakistan. For them, a generation raised on the idea that relationships could be nurtured for long periods on the simple sustenance of letters, physical distance has brought pain, but not an emotional distance. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
August 11, 2017 - 12:37 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — I was 9 the first time I traveled on an airplane, in 1986. We were headed to Pakistan, a country that was foreign yet held a part of us. For my younger brothers, the flight from New Delhi to Lahore meant little glasses of fizzy drinks and an endless supply of little, individually...
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President Donald Trump listens in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, during an event to unveil legislation that would place new limits on legal immigration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 03, 2017 - 3:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has embraced legislation that would dramatically reduce legal immigration and shift the nation toward a system that prioritizes merit and skills over family ties. Trump joined with Republican Sens. David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas to...
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President Donald Trump, flanked by Sen. Tom Cotton, R- Ark., left, and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, during the unveiling of legislation that would place new limits on legal immigration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 02, 2017 - 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump embraced legislation Wednesday that would dramatically reduce legal immigration and shift the nation toward a system that prioritizes merit and skills over family ties. Trump joined with Republican Sens. David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas to...
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President Donald Trump, flanked by Sen. Tom Cotton, R- Ark., left, and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, during the unveiling of legislation that would place new limits on legal immigration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 02, 2017 - 3:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday embraced legislation from two Republican senators that would place new limits on legal immigration and seek to create a system based more on merit and skills than family ties. Trump joined with Sens. David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of...
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President Donald Trump, flanked by Sen. Tom Cotton, R- Ark., left, and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, during the unveiling of legislation that would place new limits on legal immigration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 02, 2017 - 1:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday embraced legislation from two Republican senators that would place new limits on legal immigration and seek to create an system based more on merit and skills than family ties. Trump joined with Sens. David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2015 file photo, Abu Wa'el Dhiab, from Syria, sits in front of the U.S. embassy while visiting former fellow detainees demanding financial assistance from the U.S., in Montevideo, Uruguay. Authorities reported on Monday, July 24, 2017, that Dhiab has returned to Uruguay after being deported from Morocco. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico, File)
July 25, 2017 - 6:53 pm
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — A former Guantanamo Bay detainee resettled in Uruguay recently tried to travel to Russia in one of at least four attempts to leave the South American country, an official said Tuesday. Syrian native Abu Wa'el Dhiab tried to board a flight to Russia but was turned away...
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FILE - In this Feb. 29, 2016 file photo, American student Otto Warmbier speaks as Warmbier is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea. U.S. officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea following the death of university student Otto Warmbier, who passed away after falling into a coma into a North Korean prison. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)
July 21, 2017 - 10:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea, U.S. officials said Friday, following the death of university student Otto Warmbier who died in June after falling into a coma in a North Korean prison. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had decided...
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