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The Trump administration won’t allow New Yorkers to apply for or renew Global Entry due to the state’s ‘sanctuary’ law — but there’s a free app travellers can use to bypass customs lines. Here’s how it works.

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) banned New Yorkers from applying to and reenrolling in Global Entry, the federal program that expedites customs clearance for US residents reentering the United States. An estimated 175,000 New Yorkers will lose access to Global Entry and other trusted traveller programs in […]
The Trump administration won’t allow New Yorkers to apply for or renew Global Entry due to the state’s ‘sanctuary’ law — but there’s a free app travellers can use to bypass customs lines. Here’s how it works.
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A government investigation found that Homeland Security mistakenly admitted some ‘potentially high-risk’ travellers into the Global Entry program

Global Entry, the US program that allows pre-approved travellers to get speedy clearance into the country, has serious security flaws. Those shortfalls were exposed by the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general in a new report last month. In four cases, travellers who should have been flagged were deemed low-risk. […]
A government investigation found that Homeland Security mistakenly admitted some ‘potentially high-risk’ travellers into the Global Entry program
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I’ve been travelling for business for over a year and didn’t bother getting Global Entry, because there’s a much faster option — and you can get it for free

A year ago, I left New York to travel around the world as Business Insider’s international correspondent. Over that time, I’ve visited over 20 countries, taken dozens of flights, and stayed in nearly 100 hotels. A lot of travel bloggers recommend Global Entry, a US government program for approving “trusted […]
I’ve been travelling for business for over a year and didn’t bother getting Global Entry, because there’s a much faster option — and you can get it for free