U.S. officials abroad who process visas need better access to FBI databases to screen out suspects.USE MORE TECHNOLOGY
Washington should help other nations adopt machine-readable passports. Facial-recognition systems could help verify passport photos.MONITOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
Expand a pilot program to monitor the 500,000 foreigners in the U.S. on student visas.AND WHAT WE SHOULDN'T:REDUCE VISAS
Cutting temporary or immigration visas would anger allies at a critical time and could hurt the economy.GIVE UP ON AMNESTY
U.S. security would benefit from bringing many of the 8 million or so illegal immigrants now living in the U.S. out of the shadows.RELY ON BORDER CURBS TO THWART TERRORISTS
It's better to screen out wrongdoers at U.S. consulates abroad.