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Tourists Irked by Stricter U.S. Visa Rules

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Tourists Irked by Stricter U.S. Visa Rules

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Tourists Irked by Stricter U.S. Visa Rules

Tourists Irked by Stricter U.S. Visa Rules

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As of Aug. 1, the United States is requiring almost all new visa applicants between the ages of 16 and 60 to submit to interviews. The measure is aimed at combating terrorism. But in Brazil, many potential tourists say the rules make travel to the United States too much of a hassle. Hear NPR's Martin Kaste.