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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…

 

Secure Identity & Biometrics Association supports security improvements for visa waiver program

The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA) recently offered comments in support of the recent security improvements proposed for the…

 

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…

 

Biometrics in border security, fingerprint technology and mobile authentication top this week’s news

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics and…

 

IDGA discusses biometrics with Lee Bowes of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Acting Deputy Chief Mr. Lee Bowes currently is assisting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in developing strategies that focus…

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