WHTI Rules Delayed

Published: Wednesday, 06/20/2007 12:00 am EDT

New rules requiring passports for land and sea visitors to the U.S. won't be implemented before June 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives decided last week. The rules, which were recently relaxed for air travellers, were expected to take effect before then, but challenges in issuing documents in time forced Congress to push it back.

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