• Conference: New U.S. Government Electronic System for Travel Authorization

    September 10 2008, 18:30 - 18:30
    Location: AmCham France


    The U.S. Embassy, represented by Deputy Consul General Dan Goodspeed, will brief AmCham members on changes to U.S. Government immigration policies and procedures.  Mr. Goodspeed will cover ESTA, the new Electronic Travel Authorization System, that all visa waiver travelers are encouraged to use, and will be required to use as of January 2009.  The presentation will also address other visa issues related to foreign nationals who wish to work in the United States, e.g. the regulations pertaining to treaty traders, investors, intra-company transferees, and individuals of “extraordinary ability.”