How does my LinkedIn profile impact my visa application?
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How does my LinkedIn profile impact my visa application?

When applying for a visa the reviewing officer relies on all available evidence to make a determination of your qualifications for the visa. This includes any publicly available information on the internet, such as your LinkedIn profile or company website. Officers can and do rely on such information when making a final decision on a case. We discuss the implications of LinkedIn profiles and other publicly available information and their impact on a visa application here. 

How does social media impact the visa process?
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How does social media impact the visa process?

As part of the visa process, both the DS-160 and the DS-260 contain questions regarding social media accounts and social media identifiers. Questions regarding social media accounts have been put into place as added background and security measures for foreign nationals coming to work and live in the United States. We discuss how social media impacts the visa process below.