Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Good News for Future Missionaries in Need of a Passport

According to abcNEWS, “Good News for Travelers: You Can Still Get a Passport, Contact Embassies Despite Government Shutdown.”

The U.S. will continue to issue passports, even after the federal government has shut down, the State Department said Monday. Passports are funded by the fees paid by applicants, making them immune to budget politics, State Dept. officials said. It doesn’t matter whether Congress funds the government, because passports pay for themselves.

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