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DHS reinterprets foreign worker fees to fund biometric border system

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed a way to fund its Customs and Border Protection Agency’s Biometric Entry-Exit…

 

UK digital visas to fully replace physical immigration documents by 2025

In the UK, the Home Office has announced that it will invite those with physical immigration documents to create a…

 

Campaign urges UK to bypass biometrics to reunite Gaza families

A coalition of groups in law, human rights and charitable work is petitioning the UK government to implement a visa…

 

Family members of expatriates must register fingerprints in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian General Directorate of Passports has announced a new mandate for all expatriates in the country to register…

 

Most e-visas are just online forms, survey shows

Electronic visas have been hailed across the world as a solution that increases efficiency and security. But according to new…

 

EU Council okays rules for Schengen digital visa application system

The Council of the European Union on November 13 adopted two regulations which pave the way for the implementation of…

 

EU parliament formally adopts digital visas

Europe has made one of the final steps towards adopting digital visas for the Schengen area. On Wednesday, the European…

 

VFS Global renews partnership with Australian govt for biometric services worldwide

Digital services outsourcing company VFS Global has been handed a contract to render biometric enrollment services for Australian visas to…

 

Cameroon biometric visa portal down, Burkina Faso launches own platform

Cameroon’s Ministry of External Relations announced recently that the country’s digital visa portal has been inaccessible in some countries, frustrating…

 

General Dynamics lands $320M in visa service orders featuring biometric enrollment

The U.S. State Department has awarded $320 million in visa task orders to General Dynamics for consulates in South America….

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