DE RUEHHT #0017 0222058
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 222058Z JAN 10
FM AMCONSUL HAMILTON
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3994
INFO RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON 0948
RUEHHT/AMCONSUL HAMILTON 2172
UNCLAS HAMILTON 000017
CA/VO/F/P (B. GREWE); EUR/WE (J. MARBURG); EUR/PPD (L. MCMANIS AND A. PIPKIN); LONDON FOR W. STAEBEN
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: CVIS CMGT KPAO BD SUBJECT: BERMUDA OUTREACH ON ESTA COMPLIANCE
REF: STATE 005558
1. Post has worked in conjunction with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Preclearance officers to inform Bermudians and third country nationals resident in Bermuda about mandatory compliance with ESTA provisions. Post issued a press release on January 21, 2010 and recently updated its website to include current information about ESTA compliance. On January 6, 2010, Consul Rosholt and CBP Supervisory Officer Eric Sappol spoke at a meeting of the local Rotary Club where Officer Sappol responded to questions about ESTA.
2. The Consulate plans additional outreach, including attempts to place a monthly outreach column in local newspapers.