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Biometric Update regularly releases news about the topic "immigration." The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to "immigration" and other relevant terms. Additional tags may be perused by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

UK’s new govt expresses openness to digital ID, not cards

Britain’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair is touting digital identity as a solution to controlling irregular migration, one of the…

 

UK: 4M migrants expected to move to eVisas but deadline could be too short

More than four million non-EU migrants in the UK are expected to switch to digital biometric eVisas by the end…

 

US, UK digital systems for immigration biometrics draw criticism

Amnesty International says that the biometric asylum app CBP One, created by the United States Customs and Border Protection, fails…

 

Concerns at UK border over EES app wait, facial recognition screening of migrants

An app that is supposed to streamline the upcoming European Union’s Entry-Exit System (EES) will not be ready on time,…

 

UK digital visas to fully replace physical immigration documents by 2025

In the UK, the Home Office has announced that it will invite those with physical immigration documents to create a…

 

European Parliament votes yes on controversial Asylum and Migration Pact

Today, the European parliament voted to adopt the contentious Asylum and Migration Pact, which includes reforms to the EURODAC biometric…

 

Campaign urges UK to bypass biometrics to reunite Gaza families

A coalition of groups in law, human rights and charitable work is petitioning the UK government to implement a visa…

 

UK data watchdog to investigate country’s troubled immigration IT systems

After reports revealed that more than 76,000 people have been affected by biographical and biometrical data errors in the UK…

 

UK struggles with biometric border crossing software

A UK government immigration database was found to have mixed up biometric and biographical data of more than 76,000 people,…

 

Modernized biometrics services help USCIS cut immigration backlog

The agency that administers the U.S. immigration service says it cut its caseload backlog 15 percent year over year in…

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