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 [...]”

SOURCE: FCW

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