Thursday • October 21
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International Travel Tips
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Passport backlog problems and delays are making headlines, and the documentation rules for international travel are changing. But Ian and Tonya will fill you in on hat you need to know about traveling in and out of the country, with some help from Michelle Bond from the US State Department Public Outreach Office, and Kelly Klent from the Public Affairs Office at Customs and Border Protection.
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The Passport Backlog
Michelle Bond from the US State Department Public Outreach Office gives the status of the passport backlog. Plus- how the number of passports is expected to grow with changes in travel, and what locations now require a passport.
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Customs and Border Protection
Kelly Klent from the Public Affair Office at Customs and Border Protection explains what the CBP does, and gives information on the new land & sea travel document requirements.
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Tips for Traveling Abroad
Kelly and Michelle give recommendations for getting your passport applications in; tell you what you need to know before you travel abroad both before and after you return. Plus the features & resources of the travel.state.gov website.
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For More Information
Kelly and Michelle share websites and numbers you can call for information, and tell you what you need to know when applying for passports for your children.
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