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Well there, that should fix our visa problems!! it was all Bush's fault anyhow..hahahah

 

State Dept. Video: 'Visit America: It's Easier than You Think'

Says visa process is now smoother.

A new video released by the State Department is trying to encourage tourists from around the world to visit America.

"Visit America," a caption reads. "It's easier than you think." As tranquil music plays in the background, scenes of American landmarks are displayed onscreen. Another caption states, "Discover America. More than 65 million visitors do each year."

The only voice in the video is that of President Obama. "We've got the best product to sell," Obama says in a clip taken from a January speech at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. "We've got the most entertaining destinations in the world."

A State Department slogan of sorts later flashes on screen, "Department of State: Promoting Security, Welcoming the World."

The video appears to be a response to an ABC report from October that chronicled how the State Department's slow visa process resulted in $606 billion loss over the last decade.

"All around the world, in Brazil, India and China, the fast-growing middle classes look to travel to the U.S., but only 13 percent actually come here, according to the U.S. Travel Association – some say, because it's so difficult to get a visa. Thirty-eight percent travel to Europe instead because it's easier, "ABC reported.

 

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/state-dept-video-visit-america-its-easier-you-think_647212.html

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Nobody wants those jobs because they don't pay minimum wage which they get away with by hiring illegals because they can't complain. Please don't continue this urban legend or whatever you want to ca

Apparently our country's real name -- United States -- isn't sexy enough. Isn't "America" the entire new world?

The State department has always encouraged people to apply, even if they don't stand a chance. They try to make up for the $606 Billion loss in visa application fees, 90% of which are denied.   The

Apparently our country's real name -- United States -- isn't sexy enough. Isn't "America" the entire new world?

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The State department has always encouraged people to apply, even if they don't stand a chance. They try to make up for the $606 Billion loss in visa application fees, 90% of which are denied.

 

The tourist visa application process is really quite simple, it is getting an approval that is difficult.

 

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The State department has always encouraged people to apply, even if they don't stand a chance. They try to make up for the $606 Billion loss in visa application fees, 90% of which are denied.

 

The tourist visa application process is really quite simple, it is getting an approval that is difficult.

 

Larry in Dumaguete

 

How many countries can we (U.S. Citizens here) gain free or easy access to? If the Philippines (for example) gives US passport holders a free 21 day visa... we should also give filipinos a free 21 day visa upon arrival. this xenophobia we have is sickening.... so what if millions overstay their visa.. they will just get jobs and improve our economy... if they get a good job or contribute.. we should give an automatic trial citizenship... they'll be paying taxes... who loses?

 

The immigration via ellis island never hurt us--

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How many countries can we (U.S. Citizens here) gain free or easy access to? If the Philippines (for example) gives US passport holders a free 21 day visa... we should also give filipinos a free 21 day visa upon arrival. this xenophobia we have is sickening.... so what if millions overstay their visa.. they will just get jobs and improve our economy... if they get a good job or contribute.. we should give an automatic trial citizenship... they'll be paying taxes... who loses?

 

The immigration via ellis island never hurt us--

......... California has a lot of illegal aliens doing the jobs no one else seems to want. (picking fruits & vegtables, carwash workers etc.) l've yet to see even one of them just begging for money.
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Apparently our country's real name -- United States -- isn't sexy enough. Isn't "America" the entire new world?

 

Nah, the country name is America, and we speak American. English is what they speak in England!

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......... California has a lot of illegal aliens doing the jobs no one else seems to want. (picking fruits & vegtables, carwash workers etc.) l've yet to see even one of them just begging for money.

 

If we had to do WWII over again, it seems like we'd have to be more flexible about letting people into the country.

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Nah, the country name is America, and we speak American. English is what they speak in England!

what do Canadians speak?

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what do Canadians speak?

 

French, damn frogs.

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If we had to do WWII over again, it seems like we'd have to be more flexible about letting people into the country.

I believe "Operation Paperclip" was quite ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,flexible!
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Wow, I'm learning so much.. what do french people from France speak?

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Nah, the country name is America, and we speak American. English is what they speak in England!

I have always prefered the "United States of America"!
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I believe "Operation Paperclip" was quite ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,flexible!

 

Good memories. Thanks for reminding me about that.

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I have always prefered the "United States of America"!

 

Doesn't that imply there is a united states of somewhere else... like united states of america (as opposed to) the united states of Banana republic.

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Doesn't that imply there is a united states of somewhere else... like united states of america (as opposed to) the united states of Banana republic.

................and good for "them"!,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,if they can make it work without force, or oppression. The late USSR,comes to mind.
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