Smiling Frowned Upon in Visa Photographs

How I wish that truth were not stranger than fiction. But alas, the ever-wise U.S. government does not want people to smile for visa or passport photographs. Granted it’s to do with biometrics, but really, this is about as sensible as patting down Grandma for explosives at airport security.

Link: Smiling Frowned Upon in Visa Photographs.

new guidelines permit people to smile for passport and visa pictures but frown on toothy smiles, which apparently are classified as unusual or unnatural expressions

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