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Biometric Update regularly releases news about Syria. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning Syria. Additional topics may be explored by accessing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.


ISIS likely producing fake Syrian passports

A recent ABC News report says that U.S. authorities are warning that ISIS is producing authentic-looking passports with machines that…


Canada outlines refugee security measures to U.S. Senate committee

In advance of a U.S. Senate committee meeting next week about “Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for…


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…


IrisGuard iris recognition technology enrolls over 1.6M Syrian refugees

IrisGuard announced that its EyeBank iris recognition technology has successfully enrolled online over 1.6 million Syrian refugees displaced throughout the…


Biometrics will be used to screen Syrian rebels for U.S. training

The U.S. military will use biometrics to screen Syrian rebels for military training, according to a report in the Washington…


Turkey government to soon monitor displaced Syrians using biometric ID cards

Officials from Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) have successfully managed to complete the biometric registration of 740,000 of…

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