What is a 'Native American passport' and how is one obtained?

Asked over 1 year ago - Miami, FL

My husband is Bahamian(currently residing in Bahamas) and he was told he could acquire a U.S. passport as a Native American because Bahamians are recognized as Indian(native american).

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  1. Jesus Novo III

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    Answered . Not sure Bahamians are recognized as native Americans, however I doubt very much they are. But even if they were, the issue of native American nations passport is a thorny one; look what happened to the Iroquois national lacrosse team..

  2. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . You got that wrong, am afraid. The "Bahamians" are the wrong kind of "Indians" and not "Native Americans" for the purpose of that law. Check again please.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  3. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . You were told wrong.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more

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