Serial No. 108-34: Integrity and Security at the Border, The US-Visit Program, Hearing before the Subcommittee on Infrastructure and Border Security of the Select Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundres Eighth Congress, Second Session, January 28, 2004   [open pdf - 416KB]

The purpose of these hearings is to examine the US-Visit program. Subcommittee Vice-Chairwoman Kay Granger made the following remarks in her opening statement, "Today's business is to receive testimony regarding the new border management system to record the arrival and departure of foreign nationals into the U.S.--the United States Visitor and Immigrants Status Indicator Technology program, which we call US-VISIT. This hearing will have two panels. The subcommittee will hear first from Border and Transportation Security Undersecretary Asa Hutchinson from the Department of Homeland Security, and Consular Affairs Assistant Secretary Maura Harty from the Department of State. We will then hear from a second panel comprised of James May, the president and CEO of the Air Transport Association; Kathleen Campbell Walker, a member of the board of directors of the El Paso Foreign Trade Association and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association; and Dennis Carlton, the director of Washington operations for the International Biometric Group." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Kay Granger, Loretta Sanchez, Christopher Cox, Jim Turner, Lincoln Diaz-Balart, Norman D. Dicks, Jennifer Dunn, Sheila Jackson-Lee, Bill Pascrell, Jr., John B. Shadegg, John E. Sweeney, Asa Hutchinson, Maura Harty, James May, Kathleen Campbell Walker, Dennis Carlton, Edward K. Pultorak, and J. Clark Robinson.

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