S. Hrg. 108-435: Post-9/11 Visa Reforms and New Technology: Achieving the Necessary Security Improvements in a Global Environment: Hearing before the Subcommittee on International Operations and Terrorism of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, October 23, 2003   [open pdf - 1MB]

S. Hrg. 108-435: The purpose of this hearing is to examine the visa-related reforms that this new government team, Departments of State and Homeland Security, working closely with the FBI, have made overseas and here in Washington. Of particular interest is how new technology is being used to consolidate and expeditiously exchange information that agencies have on terrorism criminals who would threaten national security. The hearing also focuses on the procedures related to non-immigrant visas, including border crossing cards for Mexican citizens, as well as entry procedure for those using the Visa Waiver Program. Discussion includes panels made up of both government witnesses and leading figures from the private sector. Witnesses testifying include: John Aber, Jose Estorino, David Hardy, Janice L. Jacobs, Bill Nelson, William Oberlin, John E. Sununu, and C. Stewart Verdery Jr.

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