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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about immigration. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news concerning immigration. More topics may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

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…

 

UK deploys fingerprint, face biometrics to track deportees, non-Irish EU citizens

People subject to deportation orders in the UK will soon have to carry a GPS-enabled fingerprint scanner. The move, designed…

 

Idemia NA fingerprint biometrics contract for US immigration extended, upgrade coming

Idemia Identity & Security North America has had its biometrics contract with U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) extended…

 

Canadian judge sends face biometrics use by govt in refugee claim to review

A judicial review of Canada’s use of facial recognition in evaluating immigration claims has been ordered by a federal judge…

 

US immigration officials want everyone on same page before $500M biometric contract let

The U.S. government wants to hear from people about a virtual conference it plans to hold to talk about an…

 

US govt considers special ID card for some asylum seekers

A proposal already being politicized by anti-immigration forces in the United States would give immigrants a phot ID card for…

 

UK outlines plans to increase biometrics for immigration, travel

“By 2025, the UK border will look very different,” states the New Plan for Immigration: Legal Migration and Border Control,…

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