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What Good Are US Passports Once You’re Home?

After you’ve returned from an overseas journey, what do you do with your family’s US passports? Most people put their passports in a drawer and lock them away until their next trip.  However, there are some things you can use your passport to do here at home:

  • Get a job:  US passports can be used to establish both proof of identity and proof of eligibility to work in the United States when you get a job with a new employer.
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Souvenir Passport Stamps? Make Sure to Have Extra Visa Pages

The Berlin Wall has been down for almost 20 years. However, Checkpoint Charlie, the most famous border crossing between East and West Berlin, is still a major tourist attraction. And, for a fee, you can still get your passport stamped just as you would have if you crossed from East Berlin to West Berlin when the wall was still up.

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US Passports Vs Enhanced Driver’s Licenses

In just 6 days, on June 1st, US travel document requirements will change for Americans traveling to Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean by land or sea.  US passports were previously only required for air travel to these countries-people traveling by land or sea could simply use their driver’s licenses and birth certificates (or other proof of citizenship).

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US Passports: One Benefit of Becoming a Citizen

Naturalization can be a long, drawn-out process, but navigating it successfully provides many benefits to new citizens, including becoming eligible for US passports. Traveling with US passports allows y0u to get assistance from the US government if you are traveling overseas and you need help.

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Getting Passport Services if You Were Born Overseas

Applying for passport services is a little bit different if you were born overseas.  Almost all US citizens can get a passport, no matter where you were originally from. However, the documents you’ll need to submit are different than they would be for someone who was born in the US.

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