Touring DJ visas for USA now require social media profiles
Touring DJ visas for the USA will now come under more scrutiny when applying thanks to a legislative change.
As the U.S continues to clamp up on entrance into its great nation, a heightened vetting process is coming into effect.
The U.S now wants visa applicants to list their social media usernames, including Facebook and Twitter, as part of screening of foreign visitors and immigrants.
The change was announced last year and will come into effect this month, following a 2017 order by President Donald Trump requiring heightened vetting, according to a State Department official.
Notes in the Federal Register state that an estimated 14 million travelers and 710 000 immigrants to the U.S will be affected annually.
Last month Tanzanian artists Duke and MCZO were denied a U.S visa for a gig they had in New York despite backing from their label, agent, lawyer, Red Bull and New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand…
So, touring DJ visas for USA will not be quite as easy to come by, especially if your social pages are lit with the ‘occupational hazards of partying.’