immigration

 

Think tank urges UK to launch eID card scheme to prevent or mitigate Brexit harms

With the prospects of a People’s Vote and Hard Brexit looming, the UK urgently requires an advanced electronic ID card…

 

Singapore to extend national biometric ID system to banking and healthcare sectors, expand facial recognition at borders

Singapore’s government is planning a trial of a National Digital Identity Facial Biometric System, which could enable banks and healthcare…

 

ACLU seeks disclosure of facial recognition plans from Homeland Security

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has demanded that the U.S. Department of Homeland Services disclose its use or plans…

 

U.S. House passes bill to expand biometric technology, training, data sharing with foreign partners

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill to share biometric technology, training, and data with allied countries…

 

Home Office looking for EU exit technology delivery lead

The Home Office is offering an annual salary ranging from £95,000 to £105,000 for a senior manager to ensure its…

 

U.S. visitor overstays motivating biometric exit continue gradual decline

The number of suspected in-country overstays by U.S. visitors in 2017 declined to just under 607,000 from just under 629,000…

 

Canada using DNA searches of ancestry websites to identify refugee claimants

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has been using DNA searches of ancestry websites to attempt to identify refugee claimants…

 

Canada expands biometrics screening program to more foreign nationals

As of today all nationals from countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East are required to provide fingerprints and…

 

Canada turns to biometric voiceprint tech to monitor refugee claimants

In an effort to keep fewer people in immigration detention while upholding public safety and national security, the Canada Border…

 

Canada to expand biometrics collection for visitors

Canada’s Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship has unveiled plans to require all visitors to the country except for U.S….

Most Read This Week

Biometrics Research Group

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics