Visa Waiver Program

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This report discusses the visa waiver program (VWP), which allows for a bypass of the first step by which foreign visitors are screened for admissibility to enter the United States. Some policymakers are concerned that this waiver allows terrorists to more easily enter the country. The report provides waiver-related statistics and related legislation.

Creator(s): Siskin, Alison
Creation Date: October 28, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Siskin, Alison

Specialist in Immigration Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: October 28, 2010
Description:

This report discusses the visa waiver program (VWP), which allows for a bypass of the first step by which foreign visitors are screened for admissibility to enter the United States. Some policymakers are concerned that this waiver allows terrorists to more easily enter the country. The report provides waiver-related statistics and related legislation.

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21 pages.

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