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Immigrant Advocates Seek Info On ‘Extreme Vetting’ Program

Law360 (March 1, 2018, 7:44 PM EST) -- Immigrant advocates filed a Freedom of Information Act request Thursday for documents related to the Trump administration’s so-called extreme vetting initiative, expressing particular concern over its monitoring of visa applicants and visa holders on social media.

Some 29 civil rights and civil liberties organizations signed a letter asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the DHS Office of the Inspector General, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to provide information relating to the collection of social media data for those entering the U.S. and to hand...
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