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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]