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Jeh Johnson: E-Passport Required for US Visa Waiver Program Travelers

Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, has said e-passports are now required for all individuals entering the U.S. from the 38 countries included in the Visa Waiver Program. Johnson said in a statement posted Friday the announcement follows the passage of the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel …

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President Obama OKs 5-Day Funding Extension

President Barack Obama approved a stopgap bill before midnight Friday to head off a government shutdown and extend funding through Wednesday, The Hill newspaper reported Friday. Bloomberg reports the five-day government funding extension was cleared by the Senate Thursday and approved by the House earlier Friday through voice votes. Congressional leaders …

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Visa Waiver Program to be Updated, Streamlined

Millions of visitors come to the United States every year. This is a paper-heavy process as visitors are required to fill out the arrival/departure form, the 1-94W. This will be updated and streamlined, according to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Secretary Napolitano announced today the elimination of the …

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