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DHS expands recordkeeping to include social media information

  1. Original Date Announced

    September 18, 2017

    DHS proposes to modify a DHS system of records titled "DHS/USCIS, ICE, CBP–001 Alien File, Index, and National File Tracking System of Records" to include records on applicants' country of nationality; country of residence; the USCIS Online Account Number; social media handles, aliases, associated identifiable information, and search results; and information regarding EOIR and BIA proceedings. DHS may track and investigate social media associated with applicants seeking to enter or stay in the United States. [ID #864]

    Federal Register: Notice of Modified Privacy Act System of Records
  2. Effective Date

    September 18, 2017

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Subject Matter: Enforcement
Agencies Affected: DHS



Trump-Era Policy Documents

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