A glitch in the computers of the immigration service has led to queues at airports

Problem was fixed within two hours

In several us airports on Monday night off the computers at the immigration Desk, which led to huge queues of travellers entering the USA after Christmas and new year holidays.

This was announced by Customs and border protection of the United States.

A glitch in the system the processing of passengers began at about 19:30 on the East coast of the United States. The system was restored about two hours, said the service.

All the airports have returned to work in a regular mode after the waiting time for passengers was longer than normal, the Ministry reported.

“At the moment there are no indications that the crash was wearing a malicious character,” said Customs and border protection. This Agency does not explain the cause of the failure.