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WASHINGTON — Republicans and Democrats in Congress pushed the Obama administration on Tuesday to immediately require background checks of social media for all foreigners seeking U.S. visas — a move they say might have helped foil the San Bernardino attack. Tashfeen Malik, a Pakistani woman who the FBI says carried […]

By Julian Hattem Department of Homeland Security officials are insisting that they do sometimes look at the social media accounts of immigrants and travelers headed to the United States after several reports have suggested otherwise. Yet the searches are only occasional, officials acknowledged, and social media is not routinely included […]