The Italian government has made it much easier for immigrants and tourists to reach Europe by easing visa requirements. Presently, the citizens of many countless non-EU countries are not required to obtain a visa to enter the Schengen area. The Italian ETIAS is especially intended for the citizens of exactly what the E.U. terms non-European Union member countries. The European Commission asserted that it would provide more trust to border guards should they see these folks at their boundaries with proper visa documentation.