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[–] draaaak 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago 

wtf is a "special interest alien"?

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[–] Dumb_Comment_Bot 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

They give you extra research when you dissect them. Never played xcom before?

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[–] TestForScience [S] 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Foreigners on a watch list, I guess.

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[–] draaaak 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

hm, that makes sense.

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[–] speedisavirus 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) defines the term Special Interest Alien as a person seeking entry to the United States who originates from “specially designated countries that have shown a tendency to promote, produce, or protect terrorist organizations or their members.” [i] In application, the term is used by law enforcement agencies as a filter to describe a subset of United States bound migrants who require additional security screening. [ii]