Do you want an American visa? Get ready to give up on past five years of social media history
In the documents published in Friday’s federal register proposed new requirements which will directly affect 15 million foreigners. Everyone including people applying for education, travel and business will be treated the same. However diplomatic and official visa types are exempted from such details.
The person applying can provide voluntary usernames for the social media handles not mentioned above. Such access will lead to not only inspect your social media content of 5 years but can also look into your travel history, deportation status and personal data. If this gets accepted by the office of management and budget the list of social media handles will be provided to the people.
People had different reactions to this news.
We all can relate to this person:
Utterly, utterly rediculous. I am speechless. I have a hard time remembering my present passwords!— ThePieterPrinciple (@MRPIE314) March 30, 2018
Difficult process for people who just want a vacation spot:
This will just put tourists off. I was planning a us trip next year but yet another hurdle.— Big Dave ❄ 🇮🇪 🇪🇺 (@Dave_Keels) March 30, 2018
Where is all the privacy we’ve been fighting for?
So much is done already:
Isn't easier for them just to keep an eye on who's commenting or just visiting some internet sites, articles or videos of interest & cross that information? Silly me! I bet they do that already! BTW who will assure me my data is secure and not stolen and sale or published?— Liana (@Liana_Mabe) March 30, 2018
Some even see it as the end of tourism industry:
That's the end of the US tourism industry.— Cosmic BBQ (@cosmic_bbq) March 30, 2018
Well whatever it is the people who will have to review all that information must buckle up as we have a long list of memes.
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