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Please paraphrase this sentence in simple English:

The Secretary of State of the United States of America hereby requests all whom it may concern to permit the citizen/national of the United States named herein to pass without delay or hindrance and in case of need to give all lawful aid and protection.

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Note on the passport of the PRC for its citizens:------------- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China requests all civil and military authorities of foreign countries to allow the bearer of this passport to pass freely and afford assistance in case of need.

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    Let my this dude in. He is one of us. We got his back and protect him like he is one of your own.

    --US Secretary of State

    The Secretary of the United States is basically giving permission for the person named in this document to go as they please. And everyone is to help them along the way, no questions asked.


    The American Secretary of State asks the authorities of other countries to allow the passport holder to enter without problems and to give him or her help and protection if it is needed.
    My British passport has almost identical wording to the American. "Her Britannic Majesty's Secretary of State requests and requires in the name of Her Majesty all those whom it may concern to allow the bearer to pass freely without let or hindrance, and to afford the bearer such assistance and protection as may be necessary."

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