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Visa Waiver Program


The visa waiver program (VWP) allows nationals from certain countries to enter the United States as temporary visitors (nonimmigrants) for business or pleasure without first obtaining a visa from a U.S. consulate abroad. Temporary visitors for business or pleasure from non-VWP countries must obtain a visa from Department of State (DOS) officers at a consular post abroad before coming to the United States. Concerns have been raised about the ability of terrorists to enter the United States under the VWP, because the VWP bypasses the first step by which foreign visitors are screened for admissibility to enter the United States. Nonetheless, the current economic climate has heightened interest in the VWP as a mechanism to promote tourism and commerce. In addition to increasing tourism, the inclusion of countries in the VWP may help foster positive relations between the United States and those countries, facilitate information sharing, and ease consular office workloads abroad. As of December 2012, 37 countries participate in the VWP. Taiwan, the most recent entrant, was designated a program country on October 2, 2012.


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Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Feb 12,2014  Pages: 22]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Jan 15,2013  Pages: 22]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Jan 10,2012  Pages: 24]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Dec 02,2011  Pages: 23]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Jan 04,2011  Pages: 21]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Oct 28,2010  Pages: 21]

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Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Jan 30,2009  Pages: 19]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Sep 23,2008  Pages: 24]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Jan 31,2008  Pages: 21]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Aug 08,2007  Pages: 21]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Mar 27,2007  Pages: 20]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Feb 23,2007  Pages: 19]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Jan 24,2007  Pages: 16]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Jan 24,2006  Pages: 15]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Apr 19,2005  Pages: 19]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Jan 21,2005  Pages: 13]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Dec 20,2004  Pages: 13]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Oct 18,2004  Pages: 14]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Jul 28,2004  Pages: 14]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Apr 23,2004  Pages: 13]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Apr 06,2004  Pages: 12]

Visa Waiver Program  [Order No: RL32221  Release Date: Feb 10,2004  Pages: 11]