US Visa applicants must provide full social media history: US State Dept

R Sinduja

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The US State Dept begins asking visa applicants to submit 5 years worth of social media history & threatening serious immigration consequences for those who attempt to conceal their accounts. Applicants must provide 5 years of telephone numbers, email addresses & travel history. Both temporary visitors & seeking permanent residence are required to fill out new forms. There is an option of stating they don't use social media.