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New option for US Citizens to clear Immigration in Miami

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New option for US Citizens to clear Immigration in Miami

FYI The North Terminal Immigration area now offers the option to use automated kiosks when clearing Immigration. These new kiosks do NOT require membership in Global Entry. This option is for US Citizens ONLY and apparently has a tendency to reject those with common last names. If rejected you will be sent to be screened by an Agent. Passengers arriving on Air Berlin, American, Iberia and British Airways should have access to these kiosks.

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1. Re: New option for US Citizens to clear Immigration in Miami

Thanks for that info .... maybe I'll start using American again. I considered Global Entry but for one or two trips a year that was expensive.

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That's good news. thanks for the info.

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Honestly it seams counter-intuitive to me, I too was planning on going Global, but this is free and works well, aside from the whole "common last name" thing.

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Update:

These kiosks are now the primary means to clear Immigration, the Global Entry Kiosk have been moved outside the hall into the hall way.

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5. Re: New option for US Citizens to clear Immigration in Miami

An excuse to try Air Berlin, which offers low-cost flights to Europe.

Unfortunately, my real name is about as common as they get.

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6. Re: New option for US Citizens to clear Immigration in Miami

Common name or not, those who have their pictures returned with an "X" are just redirected to an awaiting Agent to clear.

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