Publicado em 7 de fevereiro de 2013 às 11:09

U.S. President facilitates entry of Brazilians in the U.S.

In announcement made a year ago at Disney, where Brazilians are also the majority of tourists, U.S. President Barack Obama announced a package of measures aimed at reducing the barrier of tourism to the country.

One of the measures was the “choice” of 150 Brazilians to enter the United States by the automatic booth, without the need to wait in long lines. It was hoped that this number has already passed for 1500 until this year, but has not yet materialized.

Antonio Patriota, Minister of External Relations of Brazil, and Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security of the United States, signed an agreement in July that predicted create a working group to define measures that were no longer needed the visa requirements for travel between the two countries.

The measures under discussion are closer to being applied, since, thanks to the large increase in trips made by the class C, Brazil has surpassed even China on visa applications to the United States.