Month: December 2015

Travel Tips for Foreigners Traveling to the US

The U.S. advises foreigners visiting the country to exercise normal safety precautions in the country. Everyone who comes to the U.S., will be subject to inspection by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials. You will be granted entry into the country only after a CBP official conducts an immigration inspection. Even if you hold …

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US Looking to Scrutinize the Social Media Accounts of Visa Applicants

The U.S. is looking to scrutinize the social media accounts of foreign nationals applying for U.S. visas in an attempt to prevent terrorists from entering the country. ABC News says that a policy of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) prohibits immigration authorities from reviewing the applicants’ social media accounts. Many claim that this is …

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White House Tightens Visa Waiver Program to Deter Terrorists

In the wake of the November 13 attacks in Paris, the White House announced some changes to strengthen the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). U.S. Department of State (DOS) will now start collecting more information from those applying to travel to the U.S. without visas through this waiver program. Nationals of 38 countries, eligible to travel …

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