Friday, May 20, 2016

One Percent of Visitors to US Overstayed Visas

VOA Learning English: One Percent of Visitors to US Overstayed Visas
About 45 million visitors came to the U.S. between October 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015. Some were business or pleasure travelers in the U.S. Others were in the U.S. under a program that reviews them in advance. DHS said that by September 30, 2015, about 416,500 had not left the U.S. (read) (listen)

Words in This Story

expired - v. ended

reviewed - v. examined; studied

advance - n. forward movement; progress in the development of something

waiver – n. an official document indicating that someone has given up or waived a right or requirement

issued - v. giving something in an official or public way

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