US wants countries to share information for assessment, visa application

US wants countries to share information for assessment, visa application

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The United States would like all countries to require enhanced information sharing for the processing of visa applications by residents of those countries. The information is also used to determine whether a passenger is a terrorist threat.

This is reported news agency Reuters on the basis of an internal message of the American ministry of Foreign Affairs, that Wednesday is spread among all American diplomats.

The US wants countries to provide information on visa applicants who have a criminal background or possible terrorists. These include biometric and biographical data.

Countries that do not agree with the measure or not, within fifty days steps to the procedure, run the risk of sanctions imposed on them. A possible consequence is that certain inhabitants of a country is no longer the USA in may.


The measure is part of president Donald Trumps decree to the number of travelers from six islamic countries to the USA to limit. The spread message is a summary of a global assessment of procedures that are necessary to the re-entry ban.

The entry was just after the start in march blocked by a judge, but at the end of last month, the supreme court ruled that part yet introduced. The US visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen refuse, as that no “bona fide relationship” with, for example, family in the country.

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