Explainer: The New Visa Waiver

On December 18th, 2015, President Obama signed the “Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015” into law. Then, on January 21st, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of State (DOS) announced that they would begin implementing the changes to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).