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Biometric Update regularly writes news related to the term "immigration." The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news about "immigration" and other relevant terms. More tags may be perused by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Mexico said to be near an app designed to ease growing asylum crisis

Mexico reportedly has developed an app intended to lessen the chaos, dangers and wait times faced by asylum seekers at…

 

UK government finds Home Office Biometrics ‘achieves cost savings and value for money’

Accounting officers from the UK Government have evaluated the Home Office Biometrics (HOB) program and found that it “achieves cost…

 

US asylum app’s problems deeper than policy changes in Washington

It is possible that an information technology solution exists for the asylum crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border, but Washington’s biometric…

 

Turks & Caicos mulls biometrics to enhance border security, check illegal immigrants

The Caribbean Island of Turks and Caicos is planning to implement a biometric system that will keep track of all…

 

Switzerland advances with plan to access asylum seekers’ digital data for ID verification

Authorities in Switzerland are advancing a plan that will update the country’s immigration laws to grant border officials the power…

 

Netherlands’ face biometrics database for non-EU individuals comes under scrutiny

Privacy advocates in the Netherlands have criticized the use of a biometric database by the police containing the faces of…

 

Oxford Refugee Studies Centre: mapping the biometrics of movement into and around Europe

A new report maps the technologies such as biometrics in use, being developed or trialled across Europe for tackling the…

 

ICE issues annual report. So where are details on biometrics programs?

U.S. immigration officials have released their latest annual report which, from a biometrics standpoint, is notable for its lack of…

 

Danish forensic procedure addresses subjectivity in face biometrics investigations

Forensic examinations of face biometrics for immigration cases in the Netherlands follow a procedure that both acknowledges and tries to…

 

EU border biometric checks in UK likely to be delayed

The EU’s Entry/Exit System (EES) will start operating on May 1, with all non-EU nationality visitors requiring a face and…

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