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Aruba airport facial recognition pilot to pave way for future European preclearance program

Aruba International Airport’s biometrics-based passenger processing system pilot is slowly laying down the foundation for what stakeholders hope will eventually…

 

Japan’s anti-terrorism immigration control plan calls for facial recognition system

Japan’s Ministry of Justice has drafted a new five-year government immigration control plan that calls for greater efforts by the…

 

Australian senators call for stricter biometric data storage guidelines

Labor members of Australia’s Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs have released a report that details a number…

 

IOM donates biometric recognition technology to Philippine Bureau of Immigration

The Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) has been provided with new anti-fraud detection equipment from the International Organization for Migration…

 

SIBA founder urges DHS to implement biometric border exit in Senate testimony and roundtable

Secure Identity & Biometrics Association founder Janice Kephart is calling on the Department of Homeland Security to promptly deploy a…

 

Curacao and St Maarten look to deploy automated border crossing technology at ports of entry

The Caribbean islands of Curacao and St Maarten are looking to deploy automated border crossing (ABC) technology at their ports…

 

Duke University instructor recommends DNA database to track unaccompanied alien children

Duke University instructor and genetics policy researcher Sara Katsanis is recommending a DNA database to keep track of unaccompanied alien…

 

Saudi Arabia requires all Visa holders to submit fingerprints and biometric data

As part of the second phase of Saudi Arabia’s initiative to collect biometric data from foreign residents, all visitors will…

 

Gulf countries working on developing an integrated biometric database

The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is working on an integrated biometric database that would allow the nations to share…

 

Biometric residence permits will now be mandatory for all first time visa applicants to UK

The UK government is making it mandatory for all first time visa applicants to the UK to apply for a…

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