How Business Travelers Got Caught Up In Immigration Politics, What Could Be Next And Why GBTA Took A Position Some Didn’t Expect

Lawsuits filed Monday by the New York State Attorney General and New York Civil Liberties Union accused the federal government of multiple violations of the U.S. Constitution and questioned the need for driving records when vetting trusted traveler program applicants.

The two organizations sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Customs and Border Protection agency, and their respective acting leaders, over their move last week to disallow New York state residents from joining or renewing memberships in some trusted traveler programs, including Global Entry.

DHS last week blamed the new policy on . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm ProMedia.travel after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.

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