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Travellers from 27 countries including Britain will be required to register online with US authorities at least three days before leaving to visit America, it will be announced today.
This latest measure aimed at bolstering American security is expected to take effect from January.
Last year, European companies expressed concern when the US homeland security department floated proposals to make passengers register with US authorities 48 hours before travel. Critics feared this could complica
Originally posted by watch_the_rocks
I think a fitting answer from those countries affected would be, as you said LDragonFire, to make all American citizens register at least 3 days prior to travel, or be turned back at their own expense. The mass protests from commuting citizens would surely make the authorities reexamine this flawed policy.
I fail to see how a 'security measure' such as this will help. What, it gives them time to roster more security guards on if someone named Mohammed flies in from Japan? Pointless policies irritate people and make it harder to enforce those ones that really work. They are stepping on their own feet here.