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I am sorry for this dilemma. But not sure I understand your specific question. Do you have a question regarding this?
Can you tell me, what is the reason that the department of state is giving you for not issuing a passport?
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Thank youJust a moment please...I have some thoughts and will type them up
By 9 Sept?
That may be tough. Frankly, not sure even possible.If the federal government is refusing to issue a passport and they have no valid reason to do so? You can sue to obtain a court order (the federal court can order the department of state to issue you a passport).But that will take more than a week to accomplishFrankly, you may be better off, in this case, by contacting your congressional representative. Your congressman will have a staff member who has access to Department of State. I would contact your Congressman and request they assist.Solve this in a week? Perhaps. Certainly worth a try.But regardless, you can hire an attorney and they can recover your passport (but it will take more than a week to accomplish this)Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help if I can. Otherwise, please rate the answer so I may get credit for my work.
That is the best you can do (for the short term). If they can not solve this? Consider hiring a lawyer to sue in federal court.Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help if I can. Otherwise, please rate the answer so I may get credit for my work.
The federal court has the power to order department of state release the passport. How long? Not a week...more like several months (you have to file suit, then the government gets to respond, then you set a date for trial)The court can NOT order an apology. Sorry...that is not possible..but they can order your passport be issued.This is the part of my job I don't like...when the law is not in favor of my customer. I wish I could tell you that they court can oder an apology, but I can only provide you information based on the law so that you can act on the best available information to you...I wish I had better news, but can only hope you recognize and understand my predicament and don't shoot the messenger. I'm sorry!Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help if I can. Otherwise, please rate the answer so I may get credit for my work.
Sorry....I do not know whom else this has happened to. But I do know that there is a path to recover your passport, via the court.If you can find out who did this you can sue them to recover the money you have lost
Sure...an attorney who specializes in fraud. You can call your state bar for a referral
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