Trump Policies Apparently Impacting Nexus, Global Entry Eligibility

By | February 7, 2017

Attorneys are observing an uptick in canceled Global Entry memberships, and they suspect it is related to President Donald Trump's policies on immigration and border controls.

After a federal judge on Friday ruled to temporarily invalidate Trump's so-called travel ban, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it "suspended any and all actions implementing the affected sections" of the order. Legal challenges to the Jan. 27 order are working through the courts.

In the meantime, though, the executive branch's approach to expedited border crossing programs Nexus and Global Entry seems to have changed.

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Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them into Northstar Travel Media's BTN Group. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.