On Monday an online post on usatoday-tv.com stated that The US Department of State had updated the number of qualified Visa Waiver Program (VWP) designated countries from 38 to 39. The 39th country to have enjoyed the privilege is St. Lucia The article added that St. Lucian passport holders no longer require visas to travel to the US and that this takes St. Lucia from the list of countries whose citizens are required to obtain visas for travel to the United States. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet ahead on Monday’s cabinet meeting categorically stated that this is untrue.
#AsktheConsul : Here we answer your questions about the Interview Waiver Program. For more information visit the U.S. Embassy Website or www.ustraveldocs.com/jo .
The House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security holds a hearing on terrorism and vulnerabilities in the Visa Waiver Program, . Rep. Gowdy questions the Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Policy, of the Department of Homeland Security during the Oversight and Government Reform . Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, in conjunction with the Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and . Rep. Kevin McCarthy, (R-Calif.), on efforts to close the gaps and vulnerabilities in the U.S. visa waiver program. Watch Maria Bartiromo talk about Middle East on .
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the change of leadership in the US will not affect Malaysia’s efforts to be part of the country’s visa-waiver programme. He added the visa-waiver programme was set by the State Department, and the results of the US presidential election in November would unlikely influence the policy.  He also stated that Malaysia needed to bring its US visa application rejection rate to below 3%, the only one of the seven requirements yet to be met by the country.
Help support the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) for Eastern European countries. Visa-Free travel with U.S Embassy. Visa interview questions inside the United States Embassy and preparing for non-immigrant visa to visit the United States.
On December 8, 2015, the U.S. Congress voted to pass the Visa Waiver Program reform bill seemingly to shore up the country’s security. The new law has received many criticisms so far. Follow PressTV Documentaries on: Website @ http://presstvdoc.com/ Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/PressTVdocum… Twitter @ https://twitter.com/presstvdocs Vimeo @ https://vimeo.com/user10253502 Soundcloud @ https://soundcloud.com/presstv-doc Instagram @ https://www.instagram.com/presstvdoc/
In this short, post PressTV interview regarding US House of Representatives’ “Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act”, Professor Alexander Azadgan discusses the social, political, and economic ramifications if this bill is actually passed & ratified into law by the US Senate. If so, it would affect the current visa-free entry to US for some 13 million EU nationals who visit the US annually with direct economic ramifications for both the US and the EU, if the EU decides to retaliate Washington’s new law.