The US wants to check Chinese visitors’ social media profiles

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The U.S. border control is seeking to check Chinese visitors’ social media profiles.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plans to publish a proposal asking travellers from China to disclose what social media platforms they use, and what their handles are, according to Politico.

Holders of business and visitor visas will be affected by the move – amounting to almost 3.6 million applicants per year, the proposal estimates.

However, travellers can choose not to disclose the information, and will still have their requests processed “without a negative interpretation or inference.” Read more…

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