State Department Social Media Vetting for US Visas

State Department Social Media Vetting for US Visas

03-30-2018
About: Proposals by the U.S. State Department to increase vetting for temporary visas to inspect social media (among other items). These proposals follow the Trump administration's request for tougher visa vetting which date from early 2017. UPDATED 03/30/2018 at 14:13 PST: HERE ARE THE SOURCES Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration FR Document: 2018-06490 Citation: 83 FR 13806  PDF Pages 13806-13807 (2 pages)  Permalink Application for Nonimmigrant Visa FR Document: 2018-06496 Citation: 83 FR 13807  PDF Pages 13807-13808 (2 pages)  Permalink In detail: The U.S. State Department, as part of a new, to be proposed, set of enhanced visa vetting steps (among several other items) will want to enhance border protection with the analysis and checking of social media posts. According to the Washington Times "(..) The proposals are laid out in two documents slated to be published…
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