🚗 🚙 Turn your trusty old car into trustworthy journalism Learn more

For some bitcoiners, "a second passport is the ultimate hedge"

Aug 3, 2023
Instead of buying a new Porsche or a private jet rental, the mega-rich can drop $100,000 on a new citizenship — and the benefits that go with it.
Dominica offers two routes to citizenship: a one-time donation of $100,000 or a real estate investment of $200,000.
Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images

Purple faces over Britain's new blue passports

Apr 12, 2018
The government's favoring of a Franco-Dutch bid to make the documents raises ire.
 In this photo illustration, a British passport is seen in front of the flag of the European Union on Oct. 13, 2017 in Bath, England. 
Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Real ID fuels demand for passports

Feb 23, 2018
About half of U.S. states are issuing driver licenses that comply with the Real ID Act.

States out of compliance with Homeland Security state ID standards have about a year to get in line

Dec 29, 2016
Nine states haven’t complied with the Real ID Act of 2005.
Residents of these states may have to show their passports to get on a flight.
SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

UK Jews whose families fled Nazis look again at Germany

Nov 8, 2016
Brits entitled to another EU passport are exploring their options post-Brexit.
Outside view of the synagogue of the israelite religion association Wuerttemberg in the southern German city Ulm.

Irish passport applications spike in Brexit wake

Jun 28, 2016
U.K. citizens are digging out old documents that show Irish lineage.
People walk over over Ha'penny Bridge in Dublin, Ireland.
Chris Jackson/Getty Images

The life of a stolen passport

Mar 12, 2014
How stolen passports get from owner to impostor owner

For public good, not for profit.