Too Much Time: GAO Pushes to Reduce Wait Time for Visas

Only 27 countries are part of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program. So travelers from the other 164 countries of the world need a visa to enter the United States — and the process of getting one can be daunting.

The issue is of great importance to religious organizations holding international meetings in the United States.

In a report issued in April, the U.S. Government Accountability Office recommends that the State Department reassess how it allocates resources to its consular offi

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