RECENT CHANGES in security measures for foreign visitors have the potential to affect international meetings held in the United States. A new program called US-VISIT was implemented at 115 airports and 14 major seaports on January 5, 2004. The new security measures require that most foreign visitors traveling to the U.S. on a visa have their two index fingers scanned and a digital photograph taken to verify their identity at the port of entry. While this procedure is not expected to add much ...

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