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Biometric Update regularly authors news about immigration. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news concerning immigration. Additional tags may be explored by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Canadian judge sends face biometrics use by govt in refugee claim to review

A judicial review of Canada’s use of facial recognition in evaluating immigration claims has been ordered by a federal judge…

 

US immigration officials want everyone on same page before $500M biometric contract let

The U.S. government wants to hear from people about a virtual conference it plans to hold to talk about an…

 

US govt considers special ID card for some asylum seekers

A proposal already being politicized by anti-immigration forces in the United States would give immigrants a phot ID card for…

 

UK outlines plans to increase biometrics for immigration, travel

“By 2025, the UK border will look very different,” states the New Plan for Immigration: Legal Migration and Border Control,…

 

UK’s first look at biometrics self-enrollment systems didn’t wow, but new trials planned

The British Home Office wants to hear from biometrics self-enrollment researchers and vendors capable of supplying self-service kiosk, phone apps…

 

UK Home Office finds kiosks close, mobile getting there for biometrics self-enrollment

The UK Home Office says that biometric self-enrollment of face and fingerprint biometrics works better at this point on kiosks…

 

Think tank says biometric monitoring of asylum seekers is better for all than detention

An open-society think tank pushing for fair enforcement of immigration policies has published a defense of the United States’ biometric…

 

Five Eyes border security group outline data sharing strategy, biometrics

A partnership between the border security agencies of Five Eyes members –- the U.S., the UK, Canada, Australia, and New…

 

Immigrant tracking biometric app contract expanded by US agency

The U.S. immigration agency has renewed a biometric surveillance contract to create a new facial recognition app for tracking immigrants…

 

US immigration biometrics program with few allies outside the White House draws lawsuit

Over-promise or wishful thinking has made a biometric alternative to immigration detention a punching bag. And the only ones being…

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