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David Zalubowski: Scottish Grandfather and Immigration Procedures

david zalubowski: Stevenson, a Scottish grandfather, said he made an honest mistake, but it might ruin his plans to fly with his wife to New York City on Monday, according to Toronto Star. Travelers wait in long lines to pass through a security checkpoint in Denver International Airport Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. The question that asked whether he was a terrorist. The questions asked by ESTA and other immigration procedures have evolved alongside security concerns in the United States. David Zalubowski / Associated Press He ran into trouble filling out the automated online form on the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, known as ESTA, that allows people from selected countries to apply for travel to the United States without a visa. The Immigration and Nationality Act, which sets out the eligibility of people to enter the country, was amended after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to expand the grounds for denying entry to people who the government said had ties to terrorist activities or groups and, in some cases, for denying entry to their families. ( As reported in the news.