It’s common knowledge now that visitors to the US have to undergo an endurance test of endless paperwork, rules and restrictions. This is not to say that US will lose its glamor as a destination even as foreigners get a taste of the not-welcome-here treatment on entry.
A travelmole report suggest that atleast some US airports (under a new initiative by US Customs and Border Protection) are attempting to improve the perception. The George Bush International airport will soon become a model port with instructional videos and brochures on the customs process and officers roaming the lines to answer queries. While the attempt is laudable, perhaps the need of the hour is something more dramatic and real like cutting down the wait time for a US visa for students, business and working professionals.