Social-media screening of aspiring immigrants, many from majority Muslim countries, was broader under the previous administration than previously known.
Aliya Sternstein is a reporter on cybersecurity and national security formerly with the Christian Science Monitor, Government Executive, National Journal, Federal Computer Week, and Forbes Magazine.
The top immigration cop wants to crack down on undocumented persons at work, and former officials warn it could mean tapping into background checks for nannies and the like.
Cameras photograph travelers, capture their data, and scan it against databases. Even the feds say there’s a risk it could be used for something other than security.
The National Archives has tentatively approved a proposal to let the agency get rid of files that don’t have historical value. Historians fear there’s a lot of room for error.