Legal Research Reports: Recognition of Foreign Passports

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Recognition of Foreign Passports 

The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Recognition of Foreign Passports

This report covers the recognition of foreign passport and issuance of passports or other travel documents to foreigners in 20 selected jurisdictions around the globe, and the United States. The United States is included for comparative purposes and for the general information of our readers. In addition, the report includes a section on international law pertaining to the right to leave and re-enter one’s home country, as well as international obligations to issue travel documents to refugees and stateless persons. (April 2021)

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