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The Impact of Implementation: A Review of the REAL ID Act and the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative


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The hearing will examine whether the federal government is prepared, in regards to staffing, infrastructure, and planning to implement REAL ID and the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI).


Panel 1

  • The Honorable  Stewart A. Baker
    Former Assistant Secretary
    of Homeland Security
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  • Mr.  Derwood K. Staeben
    Senior Advisor, Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative
    Office of Passport Services, Border Crossing Card Renewal, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of Statement
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Panel 2