U.S. Customs and Border Protection

CBP decides against changes to its Biometric Exit program

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 days ago

U.S. citizens will still be able to opt out of the facial recognition program for international travelers.

CBP eyes including US citizens in Biometric Exit program

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 days ago

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

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

The agency uncovered IT deficiencies when it attempted a November 2017 initiative mirroring the Department of Homeland Security's 2018 zero-tolerance policy.

CBP seeks info on body-worn cameras for use by Border Patrol

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The agency is also curious about whether these cameras have facial recognition capabilities.

Post-9/11 privacy board taking a hard look at facial recognition in airports

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The research kicked off last month with a visit to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Here's where it's going next.

After protest, open source software company Chef will let ICE contract expire

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

In a quick about-face, the company also committed to donating to charities that support people impacted by family separation and detention policies.

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