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Meet The Official Accused Of Helping Trump Politicize Homeland Security

President Donald Trump this week revealed plans to nominate Chad Wolf, currently acting Secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security, to be Secretary of Homeland…

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Despite Flaws, Physical Health Screenings Are Now A Business Travel Reality

Many companies are checking temperatures before employees enter facilities. The federal government and some states recommended the procedure to help businesses reopen. Thermal scanning also…

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

[UPDATE, July 24, 2020: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it would lift the ban on New Yorkers enrolling in or renewing membership for…

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GBTA Supports But U.S. Travel And ASTA Oppose Trump Administration Move To Exclude New York Residents From Trusted Traveler Programs

The Global Business Travel Association expressed support for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision to suspend enrollments and renewals in Global Entry and related…

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With ‘Real ID’ Airport Security Rules Set To Take Effect In January, TMCs Issue Client Advisories

Twelve years since Congress passed it, the Real ID Act is getting real. Two months before the new federal security rules take effect at U.S….

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‘Laptop Ban’ Prompts Review Of Travel, IT Policies

[UPDATE, July 20, 2017: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security no longer bans large electronic devices in airplane passenger cabins for flights coming in from…

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