Travelling to USA - new rules & guidelines [FWD]

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From: "Steven Pemberton" <>
To: "Forms WG" <>, "XHTML WG" <>
Sent: Tue, 13 Jan 2009 15:55:29 +0100
Subject: Travelling to USA

>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:

... which links to the actual (secure) process site:

Note that a web search of ESTA may lead you to something like ""
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.

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Received on Tuesday, 13 January 2009 21:19:32 UTC