Friday Check-In | September 28, 2018

September 28, 2018

This week’s Friday Check-In discusses a recent development toward expanding the Visa Waiver Program, recap National Public Lands Day, and share a positive step for air travel.

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National Public Lands Day Elevates the Need for Restoration

September 18, 2018

This Saturday (9/22) is the 25th annual National Public Lands Day, a celebration of the special connection between people and nature, volunteerism, and the numerous educational, recreational and health benefits derived from the great outdoors.

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Expanding the Visa Waiver Program Expands Security Programs

July 02, 2018

Now that the U.S. court system has set guidelines for the president’s executive orders on immigration, the administration’s focus should be on messaging and initiatives that make it clear that the U.S. will always be closed to terrorists and criminals, but welcoming of legitimate business and leisure travelers.

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U.S. Travel Lauds President's Embrace of VWP for Poland

September 18, 2018

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on comments by President Trump during the visit of Polish President Andrzej Duda that the administration will explore adding Poland to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).

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Friday Check-In | August 17, 2018

August 17, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll provide a recap from our ESTO conference, share findings from new reports from U.S. Travel, and hear from two special guests.

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Biometrics at Work: Imposter Intercepted at Washington Dulles International Airport

August 23, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations intercepted an imposter at Washington Dulles International Airport using facial comparison biometrics—just three days after the airport implemented the state-of-the-art technology. 

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