Tougher U.S. Entry Requirements Demand Intervention

(First published in December 2001) Customs hassles are becoming common, and incoming travelers and shipments are expected to encounter greater scrutiny.

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. "When you add the issue of terrorism to the mix, it gets even dicier," h

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