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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…

 

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…

 

Dignari selected to provide digital identity and access management services to US gov for $29M

Security firm Dignari will provide the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) with identity,…

 

Simprints, Xator, Idemia, DHS USCIS, Phonexia announce new talent

The last week has been an eventful one for biometrics companies, with a number of them hiring new talent. Simprints…

 

DHS abandons proposed expansion of immigration biometrics collection

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has officially withdrawn its proposal to drastically expand biometrics collection from immigrants and others,…

 

Halt ordered in biometric scans for US work-visa spouses

U.S. immigration officials this month will suspend requiring the collection of face and fingerprint biometrics from the spouses of some…

 

US border biometrics changes sent back to public review as visa delays criticized

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has reopened a public commenting period for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) “Collection…

 

Governments act to support increased biometrics use, data sharing at borders

Governments around the world are using common standards and ICAO-compliant biometric passports to secure immigration and border control processes, and…

 

DHS proposed biometrics collection expansion comment period ends with wave of criticism

The World Privacy Forum and the American Civil Liberties Union are among groups calling on the U.S. Department of Homeland…

 

DHS biometrics collection proposals would add more than 2 million immigrant records each year

Details of proposed new rules for collecting and using biometrics from people for purposes related to immigration have been posted…

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