Israel-US Visa Waiver – discrimination

In U.S. fight over visa waiver exemption for Israel, both sides cite discrimination.   April 11, 2013 

WASHINGTON (JTA) – A legislative effort led by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee to enable Israelis to enter the United States without visas may be stymied by the government – Israel’s government.

The hitch is Israel’s inability or unwillingness to fully reciprocate, something required for visa-free travel to the United States. Israel, citing security concerns, insists on the right to refuse entry to some U.S. citizens. ….

http://www.jta.org/news/article/2013/04/11/3124081/aipac-backed-bid-to-grant-israelis-visa-waiver-faces-discrimination-hurdle

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/13/barbara-boxer-aipac-israel-discrimination

S. 462: United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2013: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s462/text

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