The ongoing desire of the US government to solve the problem of foreign tourists have led to an interesting new initiative. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has revealed proposals to make would-be tourists from EU countries submit an online questionnaire 48 hours before their travel date. This will apply even to countries with which the USA has visa waiver programmes.
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