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European lawmakers threaten visa rules for Americans in spat over travel policies

Mar 3, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

The European Parliament has drawn a tough line with Washington in a dispute over visa-free travel, demanding the United States extend the privileged status to all 28 E.U. nations or risk having it pulled for Americans visiting Europe.

The vote Thursday by E.U. lawmakers - calling to end the visa waiver for Americans - was seen as mostly an attention-grabbing stunt ahead of a June 15 meeting between European and American envoys.

But it also runs up against tighter border-control polic

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