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Thursday, December 9, 2004

Fingerprinting at the US/Canadian Border to Begin by the End of 2004

Uscanada On December 7, officials from the Department of Homeland Security announced that fingerprinting of foreigners entering the U.S. from Canada will begin by the end of 2004.  Fingerprinting technology has already been implemented at border crossings from Mexico into Arizona and Texas, and will be implemented at all land border crossings by the end of 2005.  And in further efforts to improve the security of the border, deserted stretches of land will be monitored by motion-detecting sensors as well as land and air based surveillence.   More... [Mark Godsey]

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