H.R.959 - Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2011

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the requirements of the visa waiver program and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the requirements of the visa waiver program and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Mike Quigley

D-IL

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Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2011 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding the visa waiver program to: (1) authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Secretary of State, to designate program countries; (2) repl

Official Summary

Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2011 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding the visa waiver program to:
(1) authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Secretary of State, to designate program countries;
(2) replace visa refusal rates with visa overstay rates in determining program participation;
(3) set a maximum 3% visa overstay rate for program countries; and
(4) revise probationary status and program termination provisions. Directs the Comptroller General to review the Secretary of Homeland Security's methods for tracking aliens entering and exiting the United States and for detecting visa overstays.

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