GOP Reps. Introduce Bill To Tighten Visa Screening

Law360, Washington (May 12, 2016, 2:25 PM EDT) -- A trio of senior Republican congressman on Thursday introduced legislation intended to make the screening process for U.S. travel and immigration visas significantly more stringent, claiming that it is intended to address “gaping holes” in the current immigration system.

The bill, H.R. 5203, the Visa Integrity and Security Act, would establish a new Section 211 in the Immigration and Nationality Act, under which applicants for a U.S. visa would have to provide more information than currently required. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security would also have...
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