When Obama goof up about visa status of San Bernardino massacre accused Tashfeen

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Washington, Dec 8: President Barack Obama misspoke about the visa status of Tashfeen Malik, an accused in the San Bernardino massacre during his address to nation.

While addressing nation in a televised speech, he mentioned that Malik arrived US under a visa waiver programme. His error forced White House to issue a correction, reported USA Today.

Prez misspoke about visa status

Tashfeen Malik arrived US on a fiance visa formally known as a K-1 visa to marry co-conspirator husband, Syed Rizwan Farook. Her husband was a US citizen.

Malik was preparing to marry her eventual co-conspirator husband, Syed Rizwan Farook.

Under visa-waiver programme citizens of 38 countries mostly in Europe are allowed to arrive US without advance approval from the State Department.

The visa waiver is a separate process that allows citizens of 38 countries mostly in Europe to enter the US without advance approval from the State Department.

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The White House later acknowledged Obama's error and in the transcript of his speech mentioned: "Please see below for a correction, marked with an asterisk."

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