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Biometric Update regularly writes articles about refugee registration. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news concerning refugee registration. Additional tags may be explored by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Biometrics part of Canada’s screening process for Syrian refugees

The Canadian government is collecting biometric information from refugees headed to Canada under the government-assisted refugee aspect of the Syrian…

 

Crossmatch biometric solution being used for German refugee management

Crossmatch announced that Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge (BAMF), the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, has deployed its…

 

U.S. refugee application process may add iris authentication, DNA testing

Biometrics data collection including iris authentication and DNA testing may soon be added to the already comprehensive application process for…

 

U.S. updates visa waiver program with new biometric capabilities

The Obama administration has made some key changes to the visa waiver program (VWP), including more effective tracking of past…

 

SIBA recommends multimodal biometrics capture to identify and track Syrian refugees

The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA) released a plan that recommends various actions for decision-makers in addressing the threat…

 

Syrian refugee screening process in the U.S. includes biometrics, biographical data

Following the Paris attacks, members of the Republican party are recommending a halt to the federal program that relocates Syrian…

 

Biometrics part of screening process for Syrian refugees heading to UK

British Home Secretary Theresa May has reassured the UK that refugees scheduled to arrive from Syria will have undergone a…

 

UN using IrisGuard iris recognition devices to aid Syrian refugees across Middle East

The United Nations is using IrisGuard’s iris recognition technology as part of its humanitarian assistance to Syrian refugees across the…

 

European Commission VP says fingerprinting refugees at borders would curb militant threats

European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans said that fingerprinting and registering all refugees arriving in Europe would curb militant threats,…

 

UNHCR’s biometrics solution helping Myanmar refugees in Thailand

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced it has successfully completed its roll-out of its biometrics identity management…

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