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Understanding the Democratic Republic of the Congo: History, Facts and Uprisings

Posted: March, 2014 in International Law, Travel

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If your only understanding of the Congo is from the famous movie of the same name, it’s time to brush up on your history of this country. Check out some of the most important facts about the Congo.

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Understanding Canada: History, Facts and Population Growth

Posted: January, 2014 in Legal Topics, Travel

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Have you ever taken the time to learn a little about Canada’s history?

Check out some facts you may not know about the northern neighbor of the US.

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Same-Sex Marriage Laws Around the World

Posted: April, 2013 in International Law, Legal Translation, Travel

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With two cases pending before the US Supreme Court on the validity of same-sex marriages, the tide may be turning in favor of gay marriage in the United States.

But this isn’t just an issue in the US — many other countries have recently adopted bills legalizing same-sex marriage.

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How to Visit the US Under the Visa Waiver Program

Posted: November, 2011 in Travel

If you are a national whose country participates in the US’s Visa Waiver Program, you may not need a visa to travel to the US for tourism or business.

More than 30 countries participate in the Visa Waiver Program. Find out if you’re eligible and how to take advantage of the program.

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4 Foreign Entry Requirements to Know Before You Travel

Posted: November, 2010 in Travel

Knowing foreign entry requirements can not only save you a giant headache, but also help prevent you from being denied entry to your destination.

Requirements vary from country to country, and range from showing identification to paying additional fees to enter or exit the country.

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Tourists from 36 Countries Pay New Fee to Visit US

Posted: September, 2010 in Travel

On Sept. 8, travelers from 36 different countries started paying a $14 tourist fee to enter the US.

Most of the tourist fee will be used to promote the US as a tourist destination, which has many travelers up in arms.

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What Type of Passport Is Best?

Posted: September, 2010 in Travel

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Everyone knows that in order to travel internationally, you need a passport. But did you know that there are different types of passports?

Find out what different types of passports are used for!

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United States May Lift Cuba Travel Ban

Posted: July, 2010 in Travel

Last week, a US congressional committee voted to lift the Cuba travel ban — a ban which has been in place for nearly 50 years.

The bill that would lift the Cuba travel ban would need to be approved by two additional committees before the House and Senate will consider it, but many believe that this is the first step to creating a more solid foundation between the two countries.

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Current US Passport Fees

Posted: July, 2010 in Travel

Passport fees are one of the inconveniences of international travel.

However, being aware of the correct cost to apply for or renew your passport will make your life a little easier. Submitting the wrong amount of money could delay your passport application.

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Get Ready for Passport Day in the USA 2010

Posted: March, 2010 in Travel

Planning a trip outside of the United States soon? Need to apply for or renew a US passport? You’re in luck — Passport Day in the USA is quickly approaching!

Passport Day in the USA is scheduled for Saturday, March 27, 2010. Passport agencies across the country will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to accept regular and expedited passport applications — and there’s no need to make an appointment.

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