On my last cruise, it was on the zenith 10 days (dec 8, 2000) cruise to deep caribbean. When I checked in, they collected my passport because I am a Canadian. On one of the sea day back, I received my passport without seeing any US immigration officer. I was really surprised, the purser said just to fill
out the custom form and gave it to the officer upon leaving the terminal.
This is a first for me without seeing US customs and this is my