(j3.2006) (SC22WG5.3836) Fwd: [incits-sc_tags] Upcoming changes to the immigration rules for people from Visa - waiver countries

Dan Nagle dannagle
Mon Jan 5 16:42:26 EST 2009


Hello,

My apologies to our overseas friends
for this latest example of government-in-action.

Note that a copy of this is in the INCITS Archive
on the J3 server, should future reference be necessary.

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Garner, Jennifer" <jgarner at itic.org>
> Date: January 5, 2009 3:01:46 PM EST
> To: incits-sc_tags at lyris.itic.org
> Subject: [incits-sc_tags] Upcoming changes to the immigration rules  
> for people from Visa - waiver countries
>
> FYI ? The attached information was forwarded by the ANSI ISO Team in  
> relation to upcoming SC Plenary and WG meetings hosted by the US.
>
> Best regards -
>
> Jennifer T. Garner
> Director, Standards Programs
> INCITS/Information Technology Industry Council
> 1250 Eye Street, NW - Suite 200
> Washington, DC 20005
> 202.626.5737
> e-mail:   jgarner at itic.org
> website: www.incits.org
>
>
> If you are not already aware of this, please note the following  
> upcoming changes to the immigration rules for people from Visa ?  
> waiver countries.
>
> {EXCERPT
> Beginning January 12, 2009, all nationals and citizens of Visa  
> Waiver Program (VWP) countries will be required by law to obtain a  
> travel authorization prior to initiating travel to the United States  
> under the VWP. This authorization may be obtained online through the  
> Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA?), a free Internet  
> application administered by the Department of Homeland Security  
> (DHS) through a U.S. government Web site.
> DHS does not charge VWP travelers a fee for completion of an ESTA?  
> application. Eligible visitors seeking to travel to the United  
> States under the VWP may apply for travel authorization via the  
> ESTA? Web site at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov }
> For complete information, please see http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/travel/id_visa/esta/
>
>
>
> ---
>
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>

-- 
Cheers!

Dan Nagle




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