US-VISIT making progress
“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 […]”