Blog Entries on Department of State

US Passport Office Using Social Media to Interact with Public

President Barack Obama is quite possibly the nation’s most technologically engaged president. Now, the US Department of State, the department in charge of the passport office, is following in his footsteps and using social media to forge a stronger connection with the public.

For example, according to, the State Department is working with Howcast to create a digitial “town hall” for the 5th Summit of the Americas.

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US Passport Holders Cautioned About Travel To Mexico

Recently, the US Department of Stateissued a travel warning for American citizens regarding travel to Mexico. Our neighbor to the south has long been a popular vacation spot for Americans, but  some areas of the country have erupted into violence as drug cartels struggle for power over Mexican police forces and each other.

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