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DHS adopts enforcement measures targeting visa overstays

  1. Date Announced

    Aug. 7, 2018

    DHS outlines measures to control visa overstays in FY 2018, including: expanded use of biometric data, use of facial recognition software at airports, email notifications noting visa deadline and consequences to visa overstayers from visa-waiver countries, and requiring visa-waiver countries with significant overstay rates to implement public awareness campaigns about not overstaying. [ID #349]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Aug. 10, 2018
Status: Final/Actual
Subject Matter: Border
Agencies Affected: USCIS DOS CBP ICE

Prior Policies

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