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Google Instagram: Proposal and Non-Immigrant Visas

google instagram: The new proposal would vastly expand that requirement to cover some 14 million people each year who apply for non-immigrant visas, according to Toronto Star. The proposal covers about 20 social media platforms. Last September, the Trump administration announced that applicants for immigrant visas would be asked for social-media data, a proposal that would affect about 710,000 people each year. Most of them are based in the United States Facebook, Flickr, Google Instagram, Linked In, Myspace, Pinterest, Reddit, Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter, Vine and You Tube. Share your thoughts Read more Article Continued Below Trump to end program protecting Liberians from deportation Trump is privately pressing for the military not Mexico to pay for his border wall California sues Trump administration over citizenship question in 2020 census During his campaign, U.S. President Donald Trump promised extreme vetting of people seeking to enter the United States, and last March, the State Department directed consular officers around the world to step up scrutiny of visa applicants. react-empty 148 But the new proposal would add a tangible new requirement for millions of people who apply to visit the United States for work or pleasure, including citizens of such countries as Brazil, China, India and Mexico. But several are based overseas the Chinese sites Douban, QQ, Sina Weibo, Tencent Weibo and Youku; the Russian social network VK; Twoo, which was created in Belgium; and, a question-and-answer platform based in Latvia. ( As reported in the news.