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DHS to collect social media information on certain CBP and USCIS forms

  1. Date Announced

    Feb. 10, 2020

    DHS is proposing to amend certain CBP and USCIS forms to collect information regarding the social media platforms used by applicants during the past five years and to collect social media identifiers. DHS intends to collect this information from the following CBP program/forms: Form I-94W, EVUS, and ESTA, as well as the following USCIS forms: N-400, I-131, I-192, I-485, I-589, I-590, I-730, I-751, I-829. [ID #1048]

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Status: Proposed
Agencies Affected: CBP USCIS

Commentary

Brennan Center for Justice and 41 other privacy, civil rights, and immigrants’ rights organizations submit joint comment opposing social media collection

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