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Chertoff Comments on WHTI's Effects on Travel

When Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff spoke at the World Travel and Tourism Summit in Washington, D.C., on April 11, he admitted that the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, while aimed at protecting the U.S.’s borders, caused “a lot of concern not only in the travel industry, but a lot of concern in our border states and border communities; and concerns in Canada and Mexico and in other parts of the western hemisphere.”

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