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Biometrics urged for border

A biometric system that incorporates fingerprint and facial-recognition technologies can best help secure the nation’s borders, according to a recent report. The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology concluded that a combined approach was the way to go after performing a study of potential biometrics programs that was mandated by the USA Patriot Act and the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act. The Immigration and Naturalization Service, the State Department and other agencies have long been working on different systems and initiatives for border security. Full Story

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