• Monday, August 15, 2022


US Visa applicants may have to provide social media history

US President Donald Trump (Photo: Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Soon, immigrant and non-immigrant visa seekers to the United States of America may have to provide their social media information as well as phone numbers used in the past five years. This is part of US President Donald Trump’s proposal to prevent the entry of individuals who might pose a risk to the nation. This vetting process is expected to affect 710,000 immigrants and 14 million non-immigrant visa applicants, reports indicate. The new proposal was published in the Federal Register on Friday and the public has 60 days to comment on the revised procedures. These new rules might have an…

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