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  • Online Passport Renewal Now Available

    Starting June 12, 2024, travelers can conveniently renew their passports online! This new service aims to simplify the renewal process and save you time and effort. Read on for what you need to know. Eligibility & Process Travelers aged 25 and older with a valid passport issued between 2009-2015 are eligible for renewal. It is […]
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  • Get Your Passport FAST: The Secret Trick

    There is a little-known secret that can help you get your passport in record time. Watch this video to find out what it is and how you can take advantage of it. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • How to Apply for a U.S. Passport: A Step-by-Step Guide

    If you have recently become a U.S. citizen, you may be wondering how to obtain a U.S. passport! Below is a step-by-step guide on how to do just that.  For more information, be sure to visit the Department of State website. 
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  • What’s the Deal with US Passports?

    Back in May of 2021, and most recently in March of 2022, U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued guidance to U.S. citizens permitting their use of expired U.S. passports. U.S. citizens have been allowed to use their passport that expired on or after January 1, 2020, to return to the U.S. This temporary form of […]
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  • CBP Announces End of Use of Expired U.S. Passports for the Direct Return to the United States

    Back in May of 2021, and most recently, in March of 2022, U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued guidance to U.S. citizens permitting their use of expired U.S. passports. U.S. citizens have been allowed to use their passport that expired on or after January 1, 2020, to return to the U.S. This temporary form of […]
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  • U.S. Passports Boast New Look & Enhanced Security Features

    The United States government recently introduced a new passport called the Next Generation Passport (NGP) that will not only look different than older passports, but it also has some new unique features to boost safety for travelers.  Physically, the NGP will be much different from older versions of passports in a variety of ways. Some […]
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  • Good News: Passports Can Be Filed Online

    President Biden has signed an executive order to allow online passport renewals. Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi has more in our Weekly Tuesday Video and you can find out more on the Berardi Blog. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • Client Approval: Admission Period vs. Approval Period

    Berardi Immigration Law Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli is back with another Client Approval video. This time, she’s talking about the difference between an admission period and an approval period. Find out the details in the video below. As always, if you need assistance or have any questions, please let us know.
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  • U.S. Passport Processing Delays Due to Reduced Operations

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. State Department has significantly reduced operations at Regional Passport Agencies and Acceptance Facilities. Effective as of April 10, 2020, Regional Passport Agencies will only accept expedited passport applications from applicants who have a qualified life or death emergency requiring international travel within 72 hours. Applicants will be […]
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  • Department of State Launches September Passport Awareness Month

    The Department of State will celebrate passport awareness month in September with the launch of the #PicturePerfectPassport campaign to improve the quality of passport photos submitted by applicants.  Poor quality photos are the number one reason that passport applications are delayed during the application process. In 2015, more than 200,000 applications were delayed for inadequate […]
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