U.S. Border Extends to Dubai to Cut Passport-Check Wait

By Deena Kamel Yousef, Kari Lundgren and Jeff Plungis

February 13, 2014 9:13 AM EST


A U.S. border checkpoint located a day’s flight from New York in the Arabian desert promises to become an oasis for weary travelers heading for the States.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection opened an Abu Dhabi base on Jan. 24, the first in the Middle East and the second outside the Americas after Ireland. Another post is planned in Dubai within a year as part of a push ...

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