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Biometric Update regularly authors articles related to the term "immigration." The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news concerning "immigration" and other relevant terms. Additional topics may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

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…

 

Amnesty report highlights dangers of biometrics use in border control

Asylum and migration management systems across the world are seeing rapid adoption of digital technologies, including the collection of biometrics…

 

UK legal charity decries use of biometric immigrant monitoring devices

The UK has been expanding the use of biometric electronic monitoring devices for immigration bail cases, a practice that has…

 

Amentum wins $282M contract for US biometric immigration systems

A sprawling engineering and integration firm has been awarded its second big U.S. immigration biometrics contract in three months. Both…

 

US preparing privacy technologies to secure new digital ID for immigrants

The Homeland Security Department is working on a digital ID for refugees and asylum seekers that is based on privacy-enhancing…

 

Biometric immigrant tracking proposals could boost GEO, CoreCivic, or evaporate

A request for information published by the U.S. federal government has raised the profile of biometric surveillance of undocumented immigrants,…

GEO Group

The GEO Group (stock info) is a diversified government service provider specializing in the design, financing, development, and delivery of…

 

Nepal’s takeover of Migrant Resource Centres highlights digital transformation challenge

In Nepal, Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) are located outside of passport offices to serve applicants before they move on to…

 

Liberia unveils plan for biometric residence permits, choice of contractor questioned

The Liberian Immigration Service (LIS) has announced that it will begin issuing biometric residence permits to aliens living in the…

 

IOM suggests stronger cooperation, identity proofing to address migration in Europe

With the rise of digital public infrastructure (DPI) and digital ID infrastructure, the European Union sees an opportunity for a…

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