Social media posts investigated for US visas

Social media posts investigated for US visas

World December 15, 2015 17:14

- The US Department of Homeland Security is working on a plan to explore social media messages from people who apply for a visa.

This was reported by the Wall Street Journal, based on a resource.Since the recent shootings in San Bernardino, there is an increased focus on the use of social networking sites. At this time, the security looks only at periodic statements on social media. It is also part of three test programs earlier this year started.Rizwan Syed Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik are suspected on December 2, fourteen people have shot at and 21 others wounded too. The couple died during the shootout with police.During the investigation FBI agents discovered that Malik Facebook promised its support to the Islamic jihad. Also let them know ever wanting to join the armed struggle. Malik came in 2014 via a K-1 visa to the United States. This type of visa is issued primarily to foreigners who are engaged to an American.It is not known how long the security needed to implement the new process.

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