The U.S. State Department’s global database for processing visas and passports is experiencing problems that could cause delays for millions of people around the world who are awaiting travel documents.
Read original article – Published July 24, 201411:01 AM ET
U.S. Database Glitch Delays Passport, Visa Processing
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