Here's another story from the "truth is stranger than fiction" files:
Foreign strippers must supply nude photos to officials
"Foreign strippers planning to table dance in clubs must now provide photos of themselves with no clothes on to qualify for a visa for Canada, said immigration officials."
This reminds me of a story I once read about a graphic artist whose job was to airbrush out the nipples and genitalia for photos that would be posted on pornographic Web sites. I'm sure that after a while, it gets old.
On the other hand, the Canadians note:
"In a memo to fellow visa officers around the world, Mercado said if a dancer passes the no-clothes test, they may then require a police certificate or medical examination."