US-VISIT making progress

By David
November 10, 2004

“Homeland Security Department officials announced the first 50 land ports of entry to take part in the U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology program.

US-VISIT workers use biometrics such as digital, inkless fingerprint scans and digital photographs to determine if a person applying for entry to the United States is the same person to whom State Department officials issued a visa. The biometric and biographic data is also checked against terrorist watch lists […]”

SOURCE: FCW