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Biometric Update regularly authors news about immigration. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to immigration. Additional tags may be perused by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

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…

 

UK selects over a dozen biometrics providers for immigration self-enrollment trial

The biometric suppliers and sub-suppliers for the UK Home Office’s forensic border check trial have been unveiled. A privacy information…

 

Feds see southwest border as biometric-rich proving ground. So do opponents

The United States’ border with Mexico could be the first real battlefield over the federal government’s comprehensive use of biometric…

 

UK immigration bill proposing biometric data collection from millions faces criticism

The recently updated Nationality and Borders Bill set out by the UK Home Office includes plans to introduce an Electronic…

 

EAB talk probes balance between border biometrics benefits and rights risks

Achieving a balance between the benefits of biometrics in border processes and the risk that they may cause harm to…

 

Microsoft rights review of public contracts to include surveillance technology

Microsoft has agreed to a shareholder proposal to have about 16 of its current contracts with the U.S. government, law…

 

Canada issues tender notice to improve face biometrics for immigration applications

The Government of Canada has issued a tender notice inviting industry engagement to improve its biometric immigration system. The document…

 

Increased interoperability of EU biometric databases may be impacting human rights

A new report in the European Journal of Law and Technology highlights a series of human rights concerns about the EU’s…

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