Visa Waiver Program

Current and former State Department and Homeland Security Department officials testified at a hearing on the national security implications… read more

Current and former State Department and Homeland Security Department officials testified at a hearing on the national security implications of the visa waiver program. The witnesses, in a round table format, shared their thoughts for strengthening the program.

At the time of this hearing, the program allowed citizens of 38 countries were allowed to visit the U.S. for up to 90 days with applying for a visa. Congress was reviewing the program in response to terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California. close

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  • Kelli Burriesci Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of Homeland Security->Office of Screening Coordination
  • Tom Carper U.S. Senator (Class 1) [D] Delaware
  • Marc Frey Director (Former) Department of Homeland Security->Visa Waiver Program
  • Ron Johnson U.S. Senator (Class 3) [R] Wisconsin
  • James Lankford U.S. Senator (Class 3) [R] Oklahoma
  • Gary Peters U.S. Senator (Class 2) [D] Michigan
  • Robert J. Portman U.S. Senator (Class 3) [R] Ohio
  • Edward J. Ramotowski Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of State->Visa Services
  • George Selim Director Department of Homeland Security->Office for Community Partnerships
  • Justin Siberell Principal Deputy Coordinator Department of State->Bureau of Counterterrorism
  • Jon Tester U.S. Senator (Class 1) [D] Montana
  • John P. Wagner Deputy Assistant Commissioner U.S. Customs and Border Protection->Office of Field Operations
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Visa Waiver Program

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Program ID:
401797-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 09, 2015 | 11:08am EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Dec 13, 2015 | 5:16am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Dec 09, 2015 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 09, 2015 | 11:23pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 10, 2015 | 4:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 2015 | 8:31am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 10, 2015 | 3:10pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 2015 | 8:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 11, 2015 | 2:12am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 13, 2015 | 5:16am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 13, 2015 | 10:30am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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