Easing Visa Application Process

In a move lauded by the U.S. Travel Association as making it easier for international travelers — including medical meeting attendees — to come to the United States, the House of Representatives in June passed H.R. 2410, the “Foreign Relations Authorization Act, FY 2010-2011.” The act includes a provision that authorizes the Secretary of State to conduct a two-year pilot program to use secure, remote video-conferencing technology to conduct tourist visa interviews. This would make the

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