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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…

 

USCIS allows biometrics JETS workers to ‘telework’ under hurried contract

Under the Office Of Management And Budget (OMB) Acting Director Russell T. Vought’s March 15 memo, Updated Guidance for the…

 

USCIS revises biometrics collection guidance on fingerprint waivers, mobile service policy

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Thursday issued new policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address the…

 

DHS to store tens of thousands of refugee biometric records from UNHCR

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) began sharing records including fingerprints, iris scans, and facial biometrics of refugees…

 

U.S. government planning three new biometrics contracts

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is progressing toward the replacing its legacy IDENT biometric system with the new Homeland…

 

U.S. planning to expand use of biometrics in immigration system

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is attempting to establish its authority to use iris, voice, and other biometric ID…

 

DHS report unveils people mistakenly granted U.S. citizenship due to incomplete fingerprint data

The Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report that reveals that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration…

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