Third Party Attendance at Passport and CRBA Appointment Interviews

Generally, immediate family members may accompany passport or CRBA applicants to their appointment interviews at a U.S. embassy or consulate, and all minor children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Passport or CRBA applicants also have the option of being accompanied by an attorney at their appointment interview.  Attendance by any third party, …

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AIT Director Christensen gives remarks at GCTF’s Transnational Crime and Forensic Science Workshop [Video]

“I can’t think of a better, more important way to spend the coming years than to continue to strengthen the partnership and friendship between the United States and Taiwan… I believe that the United States and Taiwan not only have much to share with one another, but also have much to share with other countries …

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Jazz Camp in Kinmen [Video]

On Feb. 3, 2018, hot jazz grooves warmed up a chilly Kinmen night. Despite record low temperatures and heavy rain, more than 80 passionate music lovers of all ages joined us outdoors for Kinmen Jazz Night at the historic Kinmen Qing Dynasty Military Headquarters. The show featured Angelo Versace (piano), Chris Wabich (drums), Jennifer Ing …

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“American Genius is under Attack from China” – Wilbur Ross in Financial Times

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross writes in the  Financial Times  that the “American patent system and the American genius it protects are under serious attack” as countries like China steal and extort the U.S.’s intellectual property. IP theft costs U.S. businesses as much as $600 billion a year, he writes, which translates to more than 3 percent …

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