Fast-track processing of the US visa will be available for the Indian travelers with low-risk from now onwards. This marks the entry of India into the Visa and immigration initiative of the US under the Global Entry Program which is an expedited visitor initiative of the US for overseas immigrant travelers.
The announcement for the welcoming of India into the Global Entry Program was made by the US President Donald Trump. He said that this initiative for the US visa for Indian travelers will facilitate to accentuate affinity in the areas of education and business amongst the nationals of India and the nationals of the US, as quoted by the Times of India.
A joint statement that was issued after discussions between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump appreciated the innovation and entrepreneurship of the Indians and Indian-immigrant nationals of the US that have proven to be of many advantages for both the US and India.
The Global Entry Program which is an expedited visitor initiative of the US for US visa for overseas immigrant travelers is already available for travelers from the UK and Switzerland and India is the latest entry to this group now.
Immigration experts in the US and India have said that the fact that both Modi and Trump hail from business community encourages them to appreciate the policy of ‘give and take’.
US Customs and Border Protection manages the Global Entry Program that authorizes fast-track processing of US visa for pre-approved and travelers with low-risk after their arrival to the US.
Upon arriving at select airports in the US travelers from this program are allowed automatic kiosk entry to the US instead of waiting in queue for being cleared by the immigration officer.
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