EU Stalls On US Visas

Posted on Saturday, July 22 at 09:15 by jensonj
He said the report would be issued in the second week of September. The Commission said in January it wanted progress before it reported in July and warned it had the power to recommend sanctions. The United States, which tightened immigration measures after the September 2001 attacks on U.S. cities, cites security concerns and worries about overstays for maintaining the requirement, which it would require legislation to change. "We have very close relations with the United States and we cannot understand why we are subject to such discrimination," a Czech diplomat said, noting Czechs could travel freely anywhere in the world except for the United States and Canada.

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