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US Requires Social Media Info from Visa Applicants
By Joseph Tepper, June 4, 2019 @ 05:45 PM (EST)
Source: PetaPixel


Unless you want to be Insta-ntly denied a visa to the United States or Flickr-ed to the back of the queue, then get ready to share your social media presence with the U.S. government. 

The U.S. State Department is mandating almost all visa applicants share their social media usernames like those for photo-related sites Flickr and Instagram. Such a requirement is evidence of a “vast expansion of the Trump administration’s enhanced screening of potential immigrants and visitors,” according to the AP.

While we assume the government is concerned with different kinds of “fishy” social media posts, we encourage foreign visitors to the U.S. read more about the policy, here

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