Starting February 2008, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will put into effect "Advance Passenger Information System (APIS)." U.S. Citizens will need permission from the United States Government to travel on air and sea vessels from or through the U.S. That includes foreign visitors.
The Nazis in 1933 invoked similar cross border travel measures against Germans Citizens who tried to leave the country. Unlike America, Germany wasn't building a huge fence on its border that could contain its Citizens. Subsequently Nazi police started checking Citizens' ID Cards when traveling on local bus and passenger trains. Police selectively targeted known political and labor activists, and persons of interest. The police delighted in stopping targeted persons from traveling to work so they would lose their employment. The Gestapo referred to this as the "Don't Live List." Beginning February 8, 2008, U.S. Government 's issuance of " right to travel passes" will mirror Nazi' travel-restrictions if the United States is allowed to stop U.S. Citizens using air and sea travel without evidence they committed a crime.
Perhaps by coincidence, Rep. Jane Harman's current bill HR1955 "The Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act" and S.1959 would create a "new government commission" with the power to determine which Americans and Organizations are "ideologically based toward violence", promote or support "Violent Radicalization or Homegrown Terrorism." Several vague provisions in HR 1955 and S.1959 such as "facilitate" could be used by Government to add thousands of activist organizations and millions of Americans to no travel lists. Anyone attending a "planned anti war rally" or environmental meeting could under these two bills be alleged as "facilitators" to promote violence or planing to coerce a government and its people. Joining or contributing money to an organization that is subsequently deemed by the "new government commission" as "ideologically based toward violence" might get a lawful Citizen on a corporate or government no hire black list.
How the Nazis expanded its "Don't Live List."
After thousands of Germans were prohibited from leaving Germany, the Nazi Government ordered landlords not to harbor or rent to Jews, anyone the Nazis said were on their black list. Soon targeted citizens and several ethic groups had no employment, no place to live except the street. Displaced and starving these citizens were easily arrested for loitering and under broad provisions of "1933 German Discriminatory Decrees" that are too similar to provisions found in the Patriot Act.