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Re: Travelling to USA

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 14:26:03 +0100
To: Nick_Van_den_Bleeken@inventivegroup.com
Cc: "Forms WG" <public-forms@w3.org>, "XHTML WG" <public-xhtml2@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.unq0xpkdsmjzpq@acer3010>

On Tue, 13 Jan 2009 17:45:58 +0100,  
<Nick_Van_den_Bleeken@inventivegroup.com> wrote:

> Steven,
>
> You only have to do it once every two years, so we’re good for another  
> 729 days ;)

I "tried it out", I didn't fill it in... I read they will keep your  
information for 75 years.

By the way, you have to fill the form in at least 72 hours before  
departure.

Steven

>
> Regards,
>
> Nick
>
>
>
> "Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
> Sent by: public-forms-request@w3.org
> 13/01/2009 15:55
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> To
> "Forms WG" <public-forms@w3.org>, "XHTML WG" <public-xhtml2@w3.org>
> cc
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> Subject
> Travelling to USA
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>  From now on travellers to the USA have to either get a visa
> or use a US Government website to get advance approval.  Just coming from
> a
> "visa waiver country" is no longer good enough.
>
> The information site is:
>          http://www.cbp.gov/esta
>
> ... which links to the actual (secure) process site:
>          https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/
>
> Note that a web search of ESTA may lead you to something like "esta.us"
> which looks official, but is really a private company trying to charge
> you money for a service that is the same as the free
> government-provided service.
>
> Having just tried out the system, I propose that we no longer have FtFs  
> in
> the USA.
>
> Steven
>
>
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