MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Department of Homeland Security is considering screening the social media of foreign travelers to help identify possible terrorists.READ MORE: 'Adopt A Homeless' Resolution On Agenda At Next Miami Commission Meeting
Under the proposal, non-citizens traveling to and from the U.S. on a visa waiver could be asked about their social media profiles, but not their passwords.READ MORE: 'We Need To Take Action': Gov. DeSantis Vows Special Session To Ban Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection would ask travelers to volunteer their handles on their social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.MORE NEWS: Prayer Vigil Held For Slain Hollywood Police Officer Yandy Chirino
The proposal was entered into the federal register last week and is in a 60-day public comment period before it’s formally considered.