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Biometric app plays key role in US migrant deportations

A lawsuit filed under the Freedom of Information Act has obtained 2,500 documents which detail U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement…

 

Iris biometrics and facial recognition added to Singapore immigration clearances for enhanced security

Fingerprint biometrics are being replaced with iris and face biometrics for border identification checks in Singapore, the country’s Immigration and…

 

DHS proposed biometrics collection expansion comment period ends with wave of criticism

The World Privacy Forum and the American Civil Liberties Union are among groups calling on the U.S. Department of Homeland…

 

DHS biometrics expansion proposal needs longer comment period, 100+ organizations urge

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is being asked to allow a longer comment period for its proposed biometrics expansion…

 

UK to collect migrant fingerprints in France and plans longer retention of terrorism suspect biometrics

UK border officers have been instructed by the Home Office to collect fingerprints from migrants attempting to enter the country…

 

EU hides immigration management tech from public scrutiny

Use of so-called immigration management biometrics are being questioned in the European Union. Not only do some have concerns about…

 

USCIS allows biometrics JETS workers to ‘telework’ under hurried contract

Under the Office Of Management And Budget (OMB) Acting Director Russell T. Vought’s March 15 memo, Updated Guidance for the…

 

AI used in migrant agencies globally; Can it make sense of a difficult task?

Artificial intelligence has taken root more broadly in international migration issues than many, perhaps, realize. The early adopters among governments…

 

DHS, ICE have been fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children longer than reported

Reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials only recently began fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children, or UACs, who are 14…

 

Lawmakers grill DHS head on New York trusted traveler ban as state AG files suit

U.S. Representatives Kathleen Rice (D-NY) and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), as well as New York freshman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a…

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