- Jun 30 2010
The US Department of State has announced an increase in fees for US Passport Books, US Passport Cards and other passport-related services. Effective 13 July 2010, the application fee for a first-time or renewal passport will be $110 (up from $75), although there is no change to the acceptance fee ($25) for applications submitted in person. In addition, DoS is implementing a fee of $82 to add pages to an existing passport.
Applications for a new US Passport (Form DS-11) are available at the Center for International Education, 207 Woods-Penniman. Applicants who are eligible to renew by mail (using Form DS-82) may obtain the application online at travel.state.gov
- May 25 2010
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has revised the Employment Authorization Document (EAD), Form I-766, to incorporate additional fraud-prevention measures. USCIS started issuing the new cards on 11 May. »Read more
- May 11 2010
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has redesigned the Permanent Resident Card to incorporate enhanced security features. The new design also marks the card’s return to the color green (in recent years, “Green Cards” have been white, pink or multi-colored).
- Mar 15 2010
On 14 March 2010, the US Department of State issued a Travel Warning for Mexico due to the security situation in that country.
- Jan 18 2010
The Center for International Education is coordinating Berea College’s fundraising effort to provide relief to Haiti following the devastating earthquake in Port-au-Prince. Donations may be made at the CIE, 205 Woods-Penniman, during regular office hours. Funds collected will be donated to Partners in Health, an anthropologically-informed, locally-rooted organization that has been working in Haiti since 1987.