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Crackdown on Business Travelers from Visa Waiver Countries

The Visa Waiver Program (“VWP”) allows citizens of 38 countries to travel to the U.S. for business or pleasure without having to obtain a formal visa by obtaining a pre-clearance known as Electronic System of Travel Authorization (“ESTA”). The ESTA registration is valid for two years and allows stays of up to 90 days per visit. Approximately 20 million visitors a year participate through this program. DHS automatically screens all ESTA information against numerous U.S.… More