Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Trump Administration Considering Far-Reaching Steps for ‘Extreme Vetting’
Welcome to Trump World, where everyone outside of Steve Bannon, Jared and Ivanka should be considered a potential terrorist,
Foregt "Papers please!"
Foreigners who want to visit the U.S., even for a short trip, could be forced to disclose contacts on their mobile phones, social-media passwords and financial records, and to answer probing questions about their ideology, reports The Wall Street Journal.
If there is any doubt about a person’s intentions coming to the United States, they should have to overcome—really and truly prove to our satisfaction—that they are coming for legitimate reasons,” said Gene Hamilton, senior counselor to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.
According to the Journal, the changes might even apply to visitors from the 38 countries that participate in the Visa Waiver Program, which requires adherence to strict U.S. standards in data sharing, passport control and other factors, one senior official said. That includes some of the U.S.’s closest allies, such as the U.K., Japan and Australia.
Look, Trump is a crazed authoritarian who sees no boundaries to government intervention if it will advance one of his delusional goals.
Any libertarian supporting this guy should be embarrassed.
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