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US Faces Passport Backlog

July 17, 2021

From the Travel Pulse website

The U.S. State Department is facing a massive backlog of passport applications as it brings back staff.

According to ABC News, Americans are looking to travel overseas and they will need current passports in order to do so. This has created a glut of applications that need to be processed, which is overwhelming the State Department.

The agency has warned Americans that they need to submit their applications at least six months in advance.

The backlog has created frustrations for Americans looking to leave the country to travel this summer and from Congress.

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