Most observers predict visitors from western Europe still will have little trouble entering the U.S., “But when you get into the emerging economies, it gets dicey,” says Steven Hacker, president of the International Association for Exhibition Management in Dallas.

The Immigration and Naturalization Service in recent years has been cracking down on abuses by visa holders who enter the U.S. but fail to return home on time, if ever. Based on their records, the government has targeted cou

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