Feds Moving Ahead With Travelers' Biometric Collection

Law360 (May 25, 2018, 4:59 PM EDT) -- The federal government wants to continue and expand its collection of digital fingerprints, face scans, iris images and other sorts of biometric data from travelers entering and leaving the United States, in part to beef up immigration enforcement.

A notice in the federal register posted Friday by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are moving full speed ahead with a system to track the biometrics of anyone entering or exiting the country. Such a program was first ordered by the U.S. Congress in 2004 after it was one of the suggestions made by the...

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