US Visa Applicants Now Required to Submit 5-Year Social Media History! Here’s What You Need to Know!

US Visa Applicants Now Required to Submit 5-Year Social Media History! Here’s What You Need to Know!

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2:45 – History of Social media monitoring
5:48 – DS-160 changes
7:03 – How this changes will affect F1 Visa, H1 b Visa, Green Card
8:49 – What to do now and what not to do?
9:40 – What to do if you have already submitted DS-160?
11:33 – Instagram QnA

Please don’t go and delete your social media profiles after watching this, it will also turn into red flag.

Following are the links I researched – from official government website:

https://www.dhs.gov/publication/privacy-compliance-reviews-media-monitoring-initiative
https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/privacy_PCR_NOC_OPS_media_monitoring_Dec_2017_0.pdf
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DHS_media_monitoring_services
https://www.dhs.gov/
https://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/foia/110-01-001_Privacy_Policy_for_Operational_Use_of_Social_Media.pdf
https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/Instruction_110-01-001_Privacy_Policy_for_Operational_Use_of_Social_Media.pdf
https://www.immihelp.com/us-visa-application-form-ds-160/

https://www.oig.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/assets/2017/OIG-17-40-Feb17.pdf

Here’s the sample form of DS-160 and still same old, nothing has changed.

https://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/PDF-other/DS-160_Example.pdf

DS-160 Form – https://ceac.state.gov/genniv/

All the Website articles I went through
https://www.brennancenter.org/sites/default/files/publications/2019_DHS-SocialMediaMonitoring_FINAL.pdf
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/us-visa-application-social-media-accounts-details-esta-check-a8940381.html
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48486672
https://time.com/5599444/us-social-media-visa-applicants/
https://www.bridge.us/blog/visa-applicants-social-media-history

Government Monitoring of Immigrants’ Social Media

Homeland Security to monitor social media accounts of immigrants and citizens


http://immigrationimpact.com/2017/09/29/dhs-monitor-immigrants-social-media-information/
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/09/stop-dhs-social-media-monitoring-immigrants
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/09/18/2017-19365/privacy-act-of-1974-system-of-records
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/04/no-screening-social-media-handles-chinese-visitors?page=8
https://www.archives.gov/research/immigration/aliens
https://gizmodo.com/us-homeland-security-says-tracking-social-media-of-immi-1818875395

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/31/18647401/state-department-visas-social-media-trump
https://www.aclu.org/press-releases/aclu-comment-state-department-notices-requiring-social-media-information-visa
https://thehill.com/hilltv/rising/446336-trump-admin-to-ask-most-us-visa-applicants-for-social-media-information?rnd=1559316643
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-visa/u-s-visa-applicants-to-be-asked-for-social-media-history-state-department-idUSKBN1H611P

U.S. State Department begins social media screening for nearly all visa applicants


https://www.apnews.com/c96a215355b242e58107c2125c18fc4a


https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/blogpost/post/twitter-joke-to-destroy-america-gets-two-brits-deported-from-us/2012/01/30/gIQAD0tfcQ_blog.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.15404ed0a2b0

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/visa-social-media-state-department_n_5cf4898ce4b0e8085e3bfde1?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAADG7LtfLnPvoNnNx1rCWoQhdB8dmqgPHDZ7WF21nspuCxeBAMn9dnADb9x7slr_xFGuOBUo4SeF1YcqMyy-EURP8hOHF7qq9f-j7ClaWkSffdykg1QYNn99ba0Y1L51u1j7MuXRGKrU3VLxR9TNQKt83MVUZL8ObJ0SpB8WaY3s

https://www.jpost.com/American-Politics/All-US-visa-applicants-now-required-to-provide-social-media-email-info-591420

https://qz.com/1633061/us-visa-applications-will-now-include-social-media-screening/

19 thoughts on “US Visa Applicants Now Required to Submit 5-Year Social Media History! Here’s What You Need to Know!

  1. Those who are hearing Yudi’s voice through left earpiece. Change your settings to mono audio mode temporarily to for this video.

  2. I got my VISA approved on 6th May but I didn’t change my DS-160 but nothing happened.

    1. @Yudi J thanks…just one more thing – Can I get a job in US if I am doing BS in Aerospace Engineering. and is it possible to get a job in Canada after completing my BS.

  3. Hi sir i loved your all video ,I’m from Seattle ,WA . NEED your small help please give me your email address

  4. Brother is there any problem I shared some post related to India Andhra Pradesh politics

  5. Dear I m not a user on FB or Insta but 2 year back I just made id with the last name of my friend on fB. Deleted it aftr 1 mnth .does it affect me now .

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