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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…

 

Ukrainian refugee crisis spotlights biometric data collection process challenges

Blame for challenges faced by thousands of Ukrainian refugees in submitting their biometric data for visas to travel to the…

 

Biometrics cause ‘bottleneck’ for Ukrainians fleeing to Canada, ease France arrivals

As refugees from Ukraine enter in large numbers to safe haven countries, the CBC reports that biometric collection is becoming a…

 

Protecting rights and regions using border biometrics

Making international borders more secure can be done while protecting the human rights of people crossing those borders, according to…

 

Mobile biometric kits deployed to Europe for Ukrainian refugee registration by Canada

Canada is distributing mobile biometric kits across its immigration offices in Europe to filter for the security and health of…

 

Biden wants more immigration face biometrics, others in party want much less

Too little transparency and accountability for a U.S. face biometric check-in program for immigrants has some Democrats upset with the…

 

UK scraps pre-arrival biometric checks for Ukrainian refugees

The United Kingdom has announced a new immigration system designed to streamline the entry of Ukrainian refugees fleeing from the…

 

Biometrics use by Canadian border agency increasing. Maybe it already has

The COVID-19 pandemic has given the impetus for sweeping technological and behavioral change across various organizations, and biometrics are often…

 

Contactless biometric immigration checks roll out in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has deployed a biometric “e-channel” at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong-Zuhai Macau Bridge and Shenzhen Bay border…

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