The China Post
Date: April 6, 2017
By: The China Post news staff and CNA
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwanese travelers to the United States could be subject to “extreme
vetting” as the U.S. government mulls extending stiff security measures to visitors from friendly countries, the Wall Street Journal has reported.
Citing officials in the U.S. government, the report said foreign nationals planning to visit the U.S. could be forced to “reveal mobile phone contacts, social media passwords and financial data” and answer questions about their ideology.
The goal of revealing phone contacts is to “figure out who you are communicating with. What you can get on the average person’s phone can be invaluable,” the WSJ quoted a senior Department of Homeland Security official as saying. [FULL STORY]