Skip to comments.State Department Wants To Make It Harder To Get A Passport
Posted on 04/26/2011 7:04:34 PM PDT by Yet_Again
If you dont want it to get even harder for a U.S. citizen to get a passport now required for travel even to Canada or Mexico you only have until Monday to let the State Department know.
The U.S. Department of State is proposing a new Biographical Questionnaire for some passport applicants: The proposed new Form DS-5513 asks for all addresses since birth; lifetime employment history including employers and supervisors names, addresses, and telephone numbers; personal details of all siblings; mothers address one year prior to your birth; any religious ceremony around the time of birth; and a variety of other information. According to the proposed form, failure to provide the information requested may result in
the denial of your U.S. passport application.
(Excerpt) Read more at consumertraveler.com ...
Beck's take on it can be found here:
I find this extremely concerning. While this may only apply to "some" Americans at first, we all know how that works. In the end, this could effectively turn into a paper Berlin wall.
Every dictatorship has always needed a mechanism to keep people in.
Who doesn’t know the name, address and phone number of their mom’s gynecologist from 10-20-30-40-50-60-70-80 years ago?
Mother’s residence one year before my birth
Mother’s residence at time of my birth.
Mother’s residence one year after my birth
Dates of her neonatal care appointments damn near 50 years ago.
I am glad that Glenn Beck got a ho;d of this because when I first read this earlier today, my bones shivered right down to my ‘38 ancestors!
Here we go again!
Gotta go President (future) Palin is on Greta!
Of course, if you’re an illegal seeking welfare benefits - just put your “x” on the line and we’ll be happy to serve you.
It would make it virtually impossible for most people to get a passport.
And every orphaned or adopted person knows this? I don’t fit either category and I sure as hell don’t know any of this and my mother is no longer in the picture. I guess I no longer have the option to visit other countries.
All the questions Obama won’t answer
Another problem I would have is the fact that my birth wasn’t recorded at the time of my birth. The doc didn’t file my birth certificate till 3 years after I was born.
It’s to keep Obama from getting a passport.
No way can he answer all those questions.
I thought US passports didn't list religion. Are they changing that policy?
I’m not sure if they are going to list religion on the passport, but they certainly will collect that information - and that will be available to the bureaucrat who ultimately decides to give you a passport or not...
...and without a passport you are as much a prisoner in our modern world as you would have been in East Berlin 50 years ago.
Who’s going to run the background check? And with what money?
Zipcodes long before zip codes existed.
I have read the article in its entirety, researched the subject extensively on the Internet and still can’t find an adequate need for all this information just to get a passport. All I needed for my original passport was to produce an original birth certificate or a certified copy issued by my home state.
Perhaps no one will run the background check, mylife. Perhaps you’ll simply be denied a passport...
All this from the Kenyan raised in Indonesia as a muslim and attending universities as a foreign exchange student in the US.
It's so USSR.
How long until we see currency export controls and other Eurosocialist/Soviet controls on freedom? The IRS is already inside of every account you have anywhere in the world. THink you can open an account outside of Uncle Sam's reach or knowledge? One, you can't and two, you just committed felonies.
Could you have imagined mandatory crotch grabbing “terrorism searches” of small children in airports a decade ago?
What happened to the land of the free?
Welcome to the USSA, comrades.
Every single day there is some marxist crap from this tyrant. He’s going to decree all the Dream Act crap too. Dictator by Fiat. He’s going down hard like all dictators do. Just like Mubarack or Hussein or you pick em.
See 21 please.
Circumcision performed? It’s on there.
“In addition to this primary use of the data, the DS-5513 may also be used as evidence in the prosecution of any individual who makes a false statement on the application and for other uses as set forth in the Prefatory Statement and the Passport System of Records Notice (State-26).”
Too late. Obama already got one!
The commissars would prefer that the comrades not go abroad too much. Stay home and work, comrades. No escaping the USSA.
The perjury clause felony threat will make most comrades say the hell with it. I’ll stay home.
Welcome to the USSA, comrades. No escape.
I’ll be honest, as someone who grew up people risking their lives to get over the Berlin Wall, this is perhaps the most concerning development I’ve seen in America in the course of my lifetime. When you shift from a nation that has to keep people out to one that is setting up the mechanisms to keep people in, a very serious line has been crossed.
Or any part of Germany 70 years ago.
Of course they’re making it chrd to get a passport.
You can’t run a proper dictatorship if you allow people out of the country.
This article suggests that all this extra data is needed ONLY IF YOU CAN’T SUPPLY A BIRTH CERTIFICATE
apology for shouting but I’m laughing so hard I’m rolling on the floor!
This one states the form is for
1) wants a passport and 2) “wasn’t born in a medical facility” (or didn’t have their birth recorded within a year of it happening).
Above is the form itself.
This one restates the “no birth cert” issue.
So if you have a valid BC, you are OK, even if you plan to travel to Pakistan.
“No one leaves without leaving all your valuables at the station”- A. Hitler circa 1936
The proposed new Form DS-5513 asks for all addresses since birth; lifetime employment history including employers and supervisors names, addresses, and telephone numbers; personal details of all siblings; mothers address one year prior to your birth; any religious ceremony around the time of birth; and a variety of other information.
THIS SOUNDS LIKE INFORMATION HUSSEIN OBAMA SHOULD BE PROVIDING THE AMERICAN PUBLIC RIGHT NOW!!!
By his 3rd or 4th term crossing state borders will require the same documentation...
The new Berlin Wall is built of paperwork and red tape instead of concrete and steel.
Either way, you will have a hell of a time escaping, comrade.
What? Who in their right mind would want to leave the lovely third world shithole they’re creating?
Maybe that's the whole point. Maybe this is his idea to score some answers with authenticity that he can use for himself.
We must be punished for questioning the “WAN’S” eligibility...
You don’t find it amusing that the proposed regulation is for those “not born in a medical facility”, with no BC, or didn’t register birth within a year? I do.
In Hawaii you could get a COLB if your parents could show Hawaiian residence, and you had been born within a year or so of the request. Not sure when this changed but I think it was 197-something.
Oddly this State Department change seems to aim right at that, funny, eh?
The whole thing is quite strange, i wonder just where this came from. Hillary?
So Obama couldn’t possibly get a passport then.
BLOAT, cache, take names.
I presume our president would be exempt
They are trying to keep wealthy people trapped in the country when SHTF.