State Department issuing visas again after database glitch

first_img Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober The U.S. announced the hardware failure June 12, causing delays around the world for foreigners and some Americans needing travel documents.The failure didn’t affect domestic passport issuance.It was the second major glitch in the consular database in a year.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is issuing passports and visas again at overseas diplomatic missions after encountering a significant problem with a computer database earlier this month.Spokesman John Kirby says 45,000 visas were finalized Monday, a third of those in China. He says 33 U.S. embassies and consulates are back online and that visa interviews will restart Wednesday.The department hopes to get all its facilities back online soon and must work through a backlog of hundreds of thousands of applications. Sponsored Stories Top Stories Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technologycenter_img The vital role family plays in society Comments   Share   Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall 5 ways to recognize low testosteronelast_img

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