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EU finds some countries not fingerprinting migrants and refugees, starts legal procedures

The EU executive has started legal procedures against Croatia, Greece, and Italy for not registering migrants and refugees in the…

 

UK should sign EU-wide agreements to share biometrics and vehicle information says Home Office

After years of debate, the UK government now says that there is a “clear and compelling case” to sign the…

 

Concerns about foreign biometrics records requests if UK joins EU crime database: report

The Home Office has released a report that warns UK police run the risk of being inundated with a “high…

 

EC urges Ireland to implement biometrics in residence permits for third country nationals

The European Commission is urging the Irish government to fulfil its obligation to implement biometric identifiers in the residence permits…

 

EU approve plan to relocate migrants

European Union ministers today approved plans to relocate 120,000 migrants, with Hungary and the Czech Republic voting against the proposal….

 

FRA to hold meeting to discuss EU biometrics smart borders project

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) announced that about 20 industry experts will meet on September 25 to discuss…

 

Vision-Box delivers biometric enrollment solution for EU employee travel documents

Vision-Box announced it is providing the entire biometric and biographic enrollment infrastructure for the first security eDocument being issued to…

 

Biometrics in border control, facial recognition, a lawsuit and more top stories

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Lawsuit In one…

 

EU agency to release research on fundamental rights concerns regarding biometrics in border checks

The European Union Agency for Federal Rights (FRA) conducted a survey during the summer regarding the European Agency for Large-Scale…

 

UK Home Office supports using coercion to get migrant fingerprints

The UK’s Home Office has pledged its support for border officials using force to collect the fingerprints of migrants as…

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