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STUDY: IMPROVED TOURIST VISA LAWS WOULD ADD BILLIONS IN REVENUE AND THOUSANDS OF JOBS WITHIN FIVE YEARS

Publish Date: 
Thursday, January 7, 2016
SOURCE: 
The Miami Herald:

The report, "Passport to Future Economic Growth: How Expanding the Visa Waiver Program Will Strengthen the U.S. Economy and Create American Tourism Jobs," found that when a country joins the U.S. Visa Waiver Program, the United States sees a notable increase in the number of tourists from that country in the immediate years that follow. Over the course of its first five years in the program, the number of tourists arriving from a participating country rises by 16.4 percent.