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Impact of US VISA Regulations

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Impact of the US Visitor Visa Procedures on the Number of Foreign Travelers
Impact of the US Visitor Visa Procedures on the Number of Foreign Travelers

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Published by: Manerly Flodeilla Salvatore on Jul 21, 2010
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Impact of the US Visitor VisaProcedures on the Number of Foreign TravelersImpact of the US Visitor VisaProcedures on the Number of Foreign Travelers
Manerly F. Salvatore
HOSM 400Roosevelt UniversityNovember 30, 2009
Manerly F. Salvatore
HOSM 400Roosevelt UniversityNovember 30, 2009
 
DE
FINITION:
VISA
Source: The Free
D
ictionary,http://www.thefreedictionary.com/visa
vi·sa
(vz)
n.
 An official authorization appended to a passport, permitting entryinto and travel within a particular country or region.
tr.v.
vi·saed
,
vi·sa·ing
,
vi·sas1.
To endorse or ratify (a passport).
2.
To give a visa to.
 A citizen of a foreign country who seeks to enter the United States (U.S.) generally must first obtain a U.S.visa, which is placed in the traveler¶s passport, a travel document issued by the traveler¶s country of citizenship. Certain international travelers may be eligible to travel to the U.S.without a visaif they meet therequirements for visa-free travel.
 
U.S. immigration laws enacted by Congress provide authority over immigrationmatters. The Immigration and Naturalization Act (INA) in Title 8 of the United StatesCode, provides the foundation for immigration law, along with itsamendments. Additionally, more recent immigration laws have an impact on visaprocessing, including, as examples, the USA Patriot Act of 2001 and the
E
nhancedBorder Security and Visa Reform Act of 2002.
The "visitor" visa is a nonimmigrant visa for persons desiring to enter the UnitedStates temporarily for business (B-1),for pleasure or medical treatment (B-2), or combination of both (B-1/B-2) purposes.
 A visa allows a foreign citizen coming from abroad, to travel to the United Statesport-of entry and request permission to enter the U.S.Applicants should be awarethat a visa does not guarantee entry into the United States. The
D
epartment of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials haveauthority to permit or deny admission to the United States.
Since 2001, there have been significant changes on the US Visa Regulations andprocedures.
The United States Visa

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