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
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: December 2, 2011
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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: December 2, 2011
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United States
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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26 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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