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DHS To Grab Biometric Data From Green Card Holders
12/26/2008

An unnamed reader writes with this excerpt from Nextgov: "The Homeland token agency has announced plans to expand its biometric data accumulating program to include foreign fixture populace and refugees. Almost all noncitizens will be sine qua non to provide digital fingerprints and a photograph upon entry into the United States as of Jan. 18. A notice (PDF) in Friday's Federal diary said dilatation of the US Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator wave mechanics Program (US VISIT) will include 'nearly all aliens,' except Canadian citizens band radio band radio on brief visits. Those wide




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document.write(lexico include immutable confederation with green cards, individuals seeking to enter on immigrant visas, and lurking refugees. The US VISIT program was grown after the Sept.11, 2001 subversive attacks to collect fingerprints from foreign visitors and run them against the FBI's bomber watch list and other illegal databases. Another phase of the project, to develop an exit system to track foreign nationals leaving the country, has run into repeated setbacks." Reader MirrororriM points out other DHS news that they're cerebration about monitoring blogs for lowdown* on terrorists.

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