DHS Social Media Scrutiny of U.S. Immigrants Inspires Confusion, Outrage

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U.S. immigration authorities will soon start to catalog social media handles from permanent residents and naturalized citizens.

The new information requirements expand “categories of records to include the following: country of nationality; country of residence; the USCIS Online Account Number; social media handles, aliases, associated identifiable information, and search results.”  The new rules go into effect October 18.

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