Congress Works to Improve Foreign Travelers’ Experience

The U.S. Senate last week passed homeland security legislation designed to ease travel for foreign travelers entering the country.

The major travel-related provision in the “Improving America’s Security by Implementing Unfinished Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007” would expand the Visa Waiver Program by as many as an additional two dozen countries. The program currently allows citizens from 27 participating nations to enter the United States without a visa.


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