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Under Executive Order 13780 (Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States), the interagency identified additional critical data points that should be collected from every visa applicant to enhance border security and visa security screening protocols. By September 30, 2019, the Department will update the DS-160 and DS-260 nonimmigrant and immigrant visa application forms and add the newly-collected fields to our data sharing feeds for interagency partners.
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