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DHS taking second look at iris scans for Registered Traveler

The Homeland Security Department will soon decide whether to re-establish iris scans in the Registered Traveler program, a measure it had dropped from the program’s nationwide rollout, a department official said last week. In announcing the biometrics for the program on Jan. 20, the agency listed only fingerprints, not iris scans. But Kurt Zobrist, director of Registered Traveler, said the issue is not completely decided. Full Story

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