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DHS adds requirements for countries to participate in Visa Waiver Program

  1. Original Date Announced

    December 15, 2017

    DHS adds security measures for countries in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), including requiring VWP countries to use counterterrorism information to better screen travelers and requiring certain VWP countries to initiate public information campaigns to reduce overstays. [ID #702]

    DHS Press Release: Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Announces Targeted Security Enhancements To The Visa Waiver Program
  2. Effective Date

    December 15, 2017

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: CBP USCIS Bureau of Consular Affairs

Pre Trump-Era Policies


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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