Department of Homeland Security and Department of State: Documents Required for Travelers Departing From or Arriving in the United States at Sea and Land Ports-of-Entry From Within the Western Hemisphere
GAO-08-666R: Apr 21, 2008
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State's new rule on documents required for travelers departing from or arriving in the United States from within the Western Hemisphere. GAO found that (1) the final rule requires citizens of the U.S., Canada, Bermuda, and Mexico to present certain documents when entering the United States from within the Western Hemisphere at sea and land ports-of-entry; and (2) the Departments of Homeland Security and State complied with the applicable requirement in promulgating the rule.