New Consular Fees takes effect on July 13, 2010

Recently, the Department of State published its Schedule of Fees for Consular Services in the Federal Register, announcing the revise of the consular fees including fees for passports, immigrant visas and other consular services. The revised fees will take effect in 301 overseas consular posts, 23 domestic passport agencies and other centers that provide these [...]

Published by admin on August 13th, 2010 tagged China Law | 1 Comment »

Easier Absentee Voting for Overseas Americans

By: Matthew R. Mahre – Lehman, Lee & Xu
The recently announced Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act makes voting easier for Americans residing abroad. Starting with the November 2010 general election, states are now required to mail ballots to qualifying voters forty-five days prior to an election for federal office. Additionally, states are also required [...]

Published by admin on July 7th, 2010 tagged China Law | Comment now »