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Green card applicants targeted by Section 702 foreign intelligence bill

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Americans with family overseas who hope to visit the United States may soon face an increased risk of being surveilled by their own government.

Support in Congress is growing for intensified vetting procedures at the US border, which would see immigrants and foreign visitors subjected to the same levels of scrutiny as suspected terrorists and spies. A bill introduced last week by members of the Senate Intelligence Committee (SSCI) and forthcoming legislation from its House counterpart both aim to expand the use of a key foreign intelligence program—Section 702—for screening and vetting visitors to the US.

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