With New Visa Questionnaire, Expect Delays And Uncertainty

Law360, New York (June 8, 2017, 10:32 PM EDT) -- With the Trump administration getting approval to ask visa applicants new, in-depth vetting questions, including for their social media information, attorneys say more visa delays and denials are likely, and certain applicants may need to do extra preparation.

Even though the president's travel ban remains on hold, the Trump administration is moving ahead with extra visa screening measures, having won approval on May 23 to use a new form that asks visa seekers for detailed information about their travels, work histories and online presence.

Specifically, the form asks people to provide details on each trip they have taken for the last 15 years,...

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