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Visa Waiver Program

Is Visa Waiver Program a Pipeline for Terrorism?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics
Georgianne Nienaber

There is no doubt that the Visa Waiver Program merits a national discussion free from partisan politics. Terrorists have already used the VWP to gain access to soft targets. Whether additional security measures would have prevented their entry is the $64 million question.

How Global Visa Changes Impact Travelers

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Many countries have taken heed of the traveler's plight and simplified their visa processes. Here is a list of countries that have recently updated their visa requirements -- see how those updates affect you.

Opening Our Doors to International Travelers

Christopher J. Nassetta | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Christopher J. Nassetta

I urge Congress to support the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act, bipartisan legislation that will responsibly expand the Visa Waiver Program and will have a direct and uniformly positive effect on our national economy.

AIPAC and CPAC Come to Town

James Zogby | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics
James Zogby

When listening to the fiery rhetoric and watching the enthusiasm at both AIPAC and CPAC, it becomes apparent that both groups retain the capacity to create problems for opponents. They may be down, but they are not out.

Obama Administration Quietly Authorizes Immigration Policy Change

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some immigrants who have stayed in the United States longer than they were allowed can soon apply to keep living in the U.S. under...

Congress Should Not Reward Israel With Visa Waivers

James Zogby | Posted 06.20.2013 | World
James Zogby

There are currently several pieces of legislation being considered in the U.S. Congress that would include Israel in the Visa Waiver Program -- thus allowing Israeli citizens to enter the U.S. without first obtaining a visa.

Artist's Visa Complaint Video Goes Viral

Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts

Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, is an Australian mashup artist who has a major beef with the American visa system. Back in 2011, the then-touring musician was ...

Welcome to the United States

Paul Robert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Paul Robert

Many years ago, on my first backpack visit to the United States, a stewardess on the plane surprised me with a green form I needed to fill out. There were odd questions on that form. Someone in Washington needed to know if I had an STD.