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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…

 

USCIS revises biometrics collection guidance on fingerprint waivers, mobile service policy

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Thursday issued new policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address the…

 

Biometric checks coming to St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment program

Caribbean twin islands Saint Kitts and Nevis are rolling out biometrics-based background checks this year as part of the mandatory…

 

Leidos partners with UK Home Office to modernize critical biometrics system

Leidos has been chosen by the UK Home Office to manage essential features in the country’s national biometrics systems used…

 

China launches ID platform for foreigners to cross borders and access services

China’s National Immigration Administration has announced the development of an identity verification platform for entering and exiting the country, which…

 

DHS to store tens of thousands of refugee biometric records from UNHCR

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) began sharing records including fingerprints, iris scans, and facial biometrics of refugees…

 

SITA says aviation industry on board with biometrics for single travel token

The air travel industry is working together toward a common goal of enabling all commercial air travel processes with a…

 

Rapid DNA testing at U.S. border extended and criticized

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is expanding its use of rapid DNA test kits from ANDE Corp. to verify…

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