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Israeli citizens to get entry into the US without visa

Updated on: 25 September,2023 07:51 AM IST  |  Washington
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US officials say an announcement of Israel’s entry into the Visa Waiver Program is planned for late in the week, just before the end of the federal budget year on Saturday, which is the deadline for Israel’s admission without having to requalify for eligibility next year.

Israeli citizens to get entry into the US without visa

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu with Joe Biden in New York. Pic/AP

Key Highlights

  1. An official announcement in this regard is likely to be made on Thursday
  2. The Department of Homeland Security administers the program, which currently allows citize
  3. US officials say an announcement of Israel’s entry into the Visa Waiver Program is planned

The Biden administration is poised to admit Israel this week into an exclusive club that will allow its citizens to travel to the United States without a U.S. visa despite Washington’s ongoing concerns about the Israeli government’s treatment of Palestinian Americans.


US officials say an announcement of Israel’s entry into the Visa Waiver Program is planned for late in the week, just before the end of the federal budget year on Saturday, which is the deadline for Israel’s admission without having to requalify for eligibility next year.


The Department of Homeland Security administers the program, which currently allows citizens of 40 mostly European and Asian countries to travel to the U.S. for three months without visas. An official announcement in this regard is likely to be made on Thursday.


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