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Stories with subject: Passports and visas
  • China denying passports to restrict critics, minorities 
    Updated: May-20-15 4:50 am

    BEIJING - Hand your passport to police or it will be canceled, read the notice to all 4.4 million residents of far-northwestern China's Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture.

  • Kerry says he'll discuss pause in Yemen war with Saudis 
    Updated: May-06-15 7:31 am

    DJIBOUTI - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday he'll discuss with Saudi Arabian officials how to implement a "humanitarian pause" in Yemen's civil war, citing increased shortages of food, fuel and medicine that are adding to a crisis that has already caused thousands of people to flee to neighboring countries.

  • Schumer: Allow Nepalese to stay in US as nation recovers 
    Updated: May-03-15 3:04 am

    ALBANY, New York - Sen. Charles Schumer says the U.S. should allow people from Nepal who are living in the U.S. to overstay their visas without the risk of deportation while their country recovers from its recent earthquake.

  • Bahamas court agrees to review new immigration rules 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 9:07 pm

    NASSAU, Bahamas - A judge agreed on Thursday to review new immigration rules at the request of a Bahamian-born woman of Haitian descent.