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DOS Offers Expedited U.S. Passport Services for Summer Travel

Media Note

Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC
May 14, 2013
 

The U.S. Department of State offers expedited passport services to U.S. citizens planning to travel abroad this summer, including families going on summer vacations and students participating in study abroad programs. While we urge U.S. citizens to apply as early as possible for their passport needs, the Department offers convenient options for those who need their travel documents sooner than our standard 4-6 week processing time.

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CBP Urges Travelers to Prepare for Holiday Traffic

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Blue Water Bridge want to remind the traveling public to have proper travel documents, and plan for a possible increase in traffic over the Victoria Day (May 17-20) and Memorial Day (May 24-27) weekends.

 

“During the holiday weekends, we will continually monitor traffic and wait times and adjust staffing accordingly to help with traffic flow while upholding our border security mission” said Port Director David Dusellier.

 

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CBP Announces Summer Hours for Churubusco and Cannons Corners Border Crossing

Champlain, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces a change in the summer operating hours for the Churubusco and Cannons Corners border crossing locations.

Effective May 1, the new hours of operation will be from 8:00 a.m. to midnight. These new hours will remain in effect until October 31, 2013. Please contact the Trout River Port of Entry at (518) 483-0821 or the Port of Champlain at (518) 298-8346 for additional information.

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CBP Issues Checklist For Smooth Holiday Travel

CBP Highlights What to 'Know Before You Go' for Holiday Travel

(Wednesday, December 19, 2012)

Washington — With the holiday travel season upon us, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers that there are several important things they can do to ensure smooth and efficient processing upon arrival in the U.S.

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U.S.-Canada Visa and Immigration Information-Sharing Agreement

Media Note

Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC
December 14, 2012

 

U.S. Ambassador to Canada David Jacobson and the Canadian Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney signed a U.S.-Canada Visa and Immigration Information-Sharing Agreement on December 13, 2012.

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Global Entry Trusted Traveler Program Expedites International Travel, Reciprocates with South Korea

Using the Global Entry Trusted Traveler Program to expedite their clearance upon arriving in the U.S., more than a million international travelers have already substantially reduced their travel time.  Run by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the program streamlines the screening process at 25 U.S. international airports for pre-approved international travelers using biometric identification.  Participants use automated kiosks to present their machine-readable passport or U.S. permanent resident card, use the scanner for fingerprint verification, and make a customs declaration.

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CBP Reminds Travelers What to 'Know Before You Go'

Summer is one of the busiest international travel times in the U.S. and with the start of the travel season this Memorial Day, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers of some important tips. With increasing passenger volumes due to a nine percent increase in travel and tourism since February 2011, there are things returning U.S. citizens or residents, and international visitors can do to help speed their processing.

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