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      Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedJanuary 12th, 2009

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Title

Strengthening the Visa Waiver Program to Secure America Act

Official Title

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the requirements for participation in the visa waiver program and for other purposes.

Summary

Strengthening the Visa Waiver Program to Secure America Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding the visa waiver program to: (1) require current and new program countries to report on lost or stolen visas in order to participate in the program; (2) set a maximum 2% visa overstay rate for program countries; (3) require a reevaluation of program countries within one year; and (4) include arrival data in the required air entry and exit system and electronic travel authorization system.