WHTI

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WHTIWestern Hemisphere Travel Initiative
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The strength of correlation between assemblage shifts across the temporal span of the surveys and anthropogenic stressors were evaluated using Spearman's correlation coefficient between Jaccard's dissimilarity and HTI (i.e., LHTI, WHTI, OHTI) of ecoregions (Zar, 1999).
The Iroquois Nationals' passport dispute encapsulates several persistent problems with federal Indian policy and also exemplifies how post-9/11 national security policy, specifically the WHTI, affects tribal sovereignty.
In 2007, the Department was overwhelmed by an unexpectedly large surge in demand for passports caused by new re-entry requirements for Americans traveling abroad as required under the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI).
WHTI is a joint initiative between DHS and the Department of State that implements a key 9/11 Commission recommendation and Congressional mandate to establish document requirements for travelers entering the United States who were previously exempt, including citizens of the United States, Canada and Bermuda.
government will implement the full requirements of the land and sea phase of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI).
One of the factors that concern Kohnke is the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI).
In addition, the implementation of new travel requirements under the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) will, for the first time, require U.S.
The EDL was developed by DMV to meet the requirements of the federal Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), which is a result of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, requiring all travelers to present a passport or other document that denotes identity and citizenship when entering the U.S.
Homeland Sec., Fact Sheet: Strengthening Border Security and Facilitating Entry into the United States, Moving Toward WHTI Implementation for Cross-Border Travel by Land and Sea (June 20, 2007); Larry Greenemeier, Biometrics Slow to Check Exits, INFORMATIONWEEK, July 9, 2007, at 24.
With more than 40 million annual Canadian visits and $13.5 billion at stake with the Implementation of Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), the Travel Industry Association (TIA) and the Travel Business Roundtable want a plan to inform travelers of changing requirements.The two industry groups said new rules issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding documents needed to cross the U.S.-Canada border are not accompanied by a credible plan to inform travelers of new DHS requirements.Scheduled to take effect at the height of the 2009 summer driving season, the new document requirements are a part of the WHTI.
Another DHS program, the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), allows states to develop enhanced driver's licenses (EDLs) that permit holders to travel across certain international borders without a passport.