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H.R. 114 (115th): Social Media Screening for Terrorists Act of 2017


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 3, 2017 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 114

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to search all public records to determine if an alien is inadmissible to the United States.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Social Media Screening for Terrorists Act of 2017.

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Requirement to search records of aliens applying for admission to the United States

The Secretary of Homeland Security shall search all public records, including Internet sites and social media profiles, to determine if an alien applying for admission to the United States is inadmissible under section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1182).