"Immigration and customs"
DHS exploring 5 additional blockchain use cases
The DHS Privacy Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services proposed new scenarios for the technology in a reissued solicitation.
DHS still finding a balance between enterprise architecture and CDO functions
As more agencies within the federated department appoint chief data officers, enterprise architecture shops are having to adjust to dual-hatting.
Inside Palantir’s work with the CDC, HHS to synthesize COVID-19 data
Palantir is working with the CDC and HHS to synthesize the disparate data sources related to COVID-19 cases.
ICE seeks support for app that tracks visa, immigration violators
The Counterterrorism and Criminal Exploitation Unit uses LeadTrac to track leads it refers to Homeland Security Investigations.
CBP eyes including US citizens in Biometric Exit program
If implemented, the new rule would represent a marked expansion of the system as it currently exists.
CBP lacked the IT systems to track separated migrant families and knew it, says IG
The agency uncovered IT deficiencies when it attempted a November 2017 initiative mirroring the Department of Homeland Security's 2018 zero-tolerance policy.
After protest, open source software company Chef will let ICE contract expire
In a quick about-face, the company also committed to donating to charities that support people impacted by family separation and detention policies.
DHS questions vulnerability disclosure program
Undiscovered vulnerabilities in agency information systems could be exploited by nation-states or hackers.
Google engineers are demanding the company cease work with CBP
The tech giant shouldn't provide any infrastructure that may support human rights abuses, the signatories argue.
Many workers at AI companies have reservations about law enforcement use, survey finds
Slightly more than half of the Microsoft, Google and Amazon employees said they "are willing to create AI software used by law enforcement."