Friday, October 3, 2008

Israel, U.S. discuss dropping visa requirement

The major American condition for allowing Israelis into the U.S. without visas is that they be issued biometric passports. The Americans said Israeli passports are easy to forge at present, and are already in use among criminal and terror elements interested in entering the U.S.

This is really NOT a "diplomatic achievement," as the article claims. The universal requirement and use of biometric passports will eventually make visas everywhere unnecessary and obsolete...

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