Tough grid - I think the DOS or Homeland Security issues visas in the US and I never would (never did) get FSA
With as much speed as possible (abbr.)[---]
(assuming Full Speed Ahead) for that clue. I kept putting in ASA and with the DOS I kept wondering why ALLAORST was enthusiasm, I gave up an figured it was an Aussie thing since I had the puzzle solved by then. Fun idea for the meta though, as per usual, and not to overly taxing (though I am lucky I decided to write down the REAL words of the PORTMANTEAUS. Now the real interesting part is the word itself which means "stiff leather trunk or valise". Given that "coat" in French is a manteau and a Porte-manteau is a coat rack, one wonders if portmanteau came about to name somehting one carries one's coats in when travelling? Gotta love language.