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Venezuelan citizens show their passports during a demonstration to express their disagreement about the situation in Venezuela and against the restoration of US diplomatic relations with Cuba,outside a hotel in which Cuban dissidents give a press conference in Panama on April 8, 2015, days before the opening of the VII …

Venezuela Arrests Government Workers for Selling Passports to Syrian Nationals

Police in Venezuela arrested six government office workers last week in a story largely lost amid the ongoing violent police crackdown on anti-socialist dissidents. The employees stand accused of selling authentic Venezuelan government documents, like passports and birth certificates, to Syrian nationals at $5,000 each.

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DHS Report: ISIS May Be Using Cloned Syrian Passports To Infiltrate America

A report issued by the Department of Homeland Security to law-enforcement agencies last week included a warning that Islamic State militants may have the capability to print authentic-seeming passports, and might have already used such documents to place operatives in the United States.

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New British Passport Design Sparks Sexism Row

A new British passport design provoked a sexism row when it was unveiled, drawing criticism for featuring seven men and just two women to represent the country’s cultural heritage. The complex design covering the passport pages is aimed to be

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Lax Security, Phony IDs Surround Europe’s Migrant Flood

The Associated Press has filed an astounding report on the piles of fake documents appearing as discarded refuse along the migrant route into Europe, as the number of people claiming to be “Syrian” for the purposes of securing asylum status surges exponentially.

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ISIS Uses Stolen Passports to Bring Jihad Recruits to Syria and Iraq

The Assyrian International News Agency relays a report from Dubai television news concerning a raid on an ISIS safe house in Syria, in which rebel forces opposed to the Islamic State discovered a large stash of stolen Western passports. These travel documents have allegedly been used by ISIS to bring Western jihadi recruits to Iraq and Syria.