Bureau of Consular Affairs

Type: Organization
Name: Bureau of Consular Affairs
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

What’s Going On With Consular Delays? (Part 1)

The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with its passport and visa system. Consular services are operational, but currently issuing documents at a reduced capacity. This issue is worldwide and ... [Published JD Supra - 13 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Delays at US Consulates Globally

Client AlertJuly 30, 3014The Department of State (DOS) Bureau of Consular Affairs nonimmigrant visa system suffered an outage last week. Working over the weekend, DOS has made progress restoring the database and is now able to print visas. As such, DOS ... [Published Proskauer - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

US Embassy in Armenia: Technical problems hold up visa processing

The US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with the visa system, the US Embassy in Armenia informs.“We are operating at a significantly reduced capacity and will be until we clear the document backlog. ... [Published Public Radio of Armenia - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

UNITED STATES: Visa delays continue as State Department works to correct glitch

Travelers worldwide continue to experience delays in obtaining U.S. visas due to a computer crash in the State Departments database that records and prints visas. The Bureau of Consular Affairs has said that it is making progress in restoring its nonimmigrant ... [Published Expatica France - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Visa chaos hits Bayern Munich's USA tour

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. Photo: DPABayern Munich boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is among the club's staff and players who could not join a week-long tour to the USA on Wednesday because of visa problems.German football legend Rummenigge , 58, was forced to ... [Published The Local Germany - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Irish travellers seeking US visas warned to expect delays

A worldwide computer glitch in the US government's passport and visa system means hundreds of Irish citizens who require visas to travel to America can expect unspecified delays in processing their applications. Visas are required for students and business ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

US non-immigrant visa applications experiencing worldwide delays

This past week the US Department of State announced, through its Bureau of Consular Affairs, that Embassies and Consulates are experiencing technical problems with the passport and visa system. While the system is supposedly operational, the Bureau reports ... [Published Lexology - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

US consulate halts new visa applications

THE United States consulate in Shanghai said yesterday that it will stop taking new visa applications due to technical problems with the US visa system.Unspecified IT issues with the US visa system have caused problems for large numbers of applications ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

US consular database crash: Not a good time to renew your passport

Thousands of travellers awaiting US passports and visas have been left on tenterhooks following an unspecified glitch in a database used by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, according to officials from the State Department. “The Bureau of Consular ... [Published SiliconANGLE - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Technical glitch affects US visa processing

10:21 pmby The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs on Sunday said a technical glitch affected its passport and visa system, which may affect Filipinos applying for non-immigrant and immigrant visas.A statement from the United States Embassy ... [Published Manila Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Live or leave

9:59 pmby Has the migration fever gone down with the Aquino government?Why do Filipinos leave the Philippines instead of living here?In the early ‘70s when the Marcos government launched the manpower export program —and the government agency in charge ... [Published Manila Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

'My papers, please?' US passport database crash leaves travelers stranded

The Power of One InfographicAn unspecified glitch in a global database used by the US government to issue passports and travel visas has left countless people around the world unable to travel for the last few days, according to State Department offi ... [Published The Register - Jul 25 2014]

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"We are working urgently to correct the problem and expect to be fully operational again soon" the spokesman said, adding he was unable to say how long applicants could expect to wait
"We apologize to applicants and recognize this may cause hardship to applicants waiting on visas and passports. We are working to correct the issue as quickly as possible" Harf said
"The US Embassy in Manila is monitoring this situation, and we apologize to applicants who may experience delays" it said
...problems with our passport and visa system," Marie Harf, deputy spokesperson for the State Department, said in a press briefing on Thursday. "The issue is worldwide, not specific to any particular country."

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What’s Going On With Consular Delays? (Part 1) [Published JD Supra - 13 hours ago]
Delays at US Consulates Globally [Published Proskauer - 22 hours ago]
US Embassy in Armenia: Technical problems hold ... [Published Public Radio of Armenia - Jul 30 2014]
U.S. visas temporarily suspended [Published Armenpress - Jul 30 2014]
UNITED STATES: Visa delays continue as State De... [Published Expatica France - Jul 30 2014]
Visa chaos hits Bayern Munich's USA tour [Published The Local Germany - Jul 30 2014]
Irish travellers seeking US visas warned to exp... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 30 2014]
US non-immigrant visa applications experiencing... [Published Lexology - Jul 29 2014]
US visa chaos for thousands of Irish waiting fo... [Published Irish Central - Jul 29 2014]
Tue 29 Jul: 10 things you need to know today [Published KarryOn - Jul 29 2014]
US consular database crash: Not a good time to ... [Published SiliconANGLE - Jul 28 2014]
US consulate halts new visa applications [Published Shanghai Daily - Jul 27 2014]
Technical glitch affects US visa processing [Published Manila Times - Jul 27 2014]
Live or leave [Published Manila Times - Jul 27 2014]
US Embassy: Technical problems may delay visa p... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 27 2014]
Adopted ‘Hot Hunan Honeys’ reunite in Nashville [Published Tennessean - Jul 26 2014]
'My papers, please?' US passport database crash... [Published The Register - Jul 25 2014]
State Department: Crash not 'malicious' [Published Federal Computer Week - Jul 25 2014]
Technical problems in Department of State Burea... [Published US Embassy Chile: Santiago - Jul 24 2014]
How to Renew Your Passport | Fodor's [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
Technical Problems with Passport/Visa System [Published US Embassy Angola: Luanda - Jul 24 2014]
How to Renew Your Passport [Published Huffington Post - Jul 24 2014]
State's passport and visa system crashes [Published Federal Computer Week - Jul 24 2014]
Technical Problems with our Passport/Visa System [Published US Embassy Bahrain: Manama - Jul 24 2014]
Travel Warning for Yemen (JULY 21, 2014) [Published US Embassy Yemen: Sanaa - Jul 22 2014]
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Fugitive Neil Stammer in Custody [Published United States Department of Justice - Jul 21 2014]
Bureau of Consular Affairs Awards Visa Processi... [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
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US consular database crash: Not a good time to ... [Published SiliconANGLE - Jul 28 2014]
Thousands of travellers awaiting US passports and visas have been left on tenterhooks following an unspecified glitch in a database used by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, according to officials from the State Department. “The Bureau of Consular ...
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Af... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 16 2014]
FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA--(Marketwired - July 16, 2014) - The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs has awarded Stanley Associates, Inc. (Stanley), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CGI Federal Inc. (CGI) (NYSE:GIB)(TSX:GIB.A), three contracts totalling ...
Graduate student Kaitlin Goldstein dies in India [Published MIT News feed - Jun 22 2014]
In an email today to the MIT community, President L. Rafael Reif shared the news that graduate student Kaitlin R. Goldstein has died in a remote region of northern India known as Ladakh. Goldstein, 28, was a fourth-year graduate student in architecture, ...
Why Were the Bergdahl’s Given Insider Access? [Published NO QUARTER - Jun 09 2014]
Rowan Scarborough of the Washington Times is out this morning exposing another layer of curious conduct by the Obama Administration : The Obama administration gave the parents of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl extraordinary insider access to the military’s ...
Djibouti Travel Warning [Published travel.state.gov: Travel Warnings - Jun 08 2014]
The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Djibouti. U.S. citizens in Djibouti should evaluate their personal security situation in light of specific threats from terrorism. The U.S. Government continues to receive information ...
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FCi Federal Wins Department of State Visa Suppo... [Published Financial Services - Apr 22 2014]
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