U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Lawmakers question why Biometric Exit Program has pictures of U.S. citizens

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

House Democrats want to know which laws give Customs and Border Protection the authority to collect images of Americans under the program, which is currently at 17 airports.

Hack of CBP subcontractor exposes traveler photos, license plates

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The hack happened after the unnamed subcontractor had transferred copies of the images to its own network, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.

DHS launches $1.5 million opioid detection challenge

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

The goal is to find new tools and technologies that can help find opioids in the mail.

Advocacy groups urge Congress not to support ‘smart wall’ border technology

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

"Ubiquitous surveillance technology poses a serious threat to human rights and constitutional liberties."

DHS seeks biometric screening systems for 2019 ‘technology rally’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

Participants will get the chance to have their technologies tested in a simulated "standard security checkpoint process."

DHS invests $3.5 million in biothreat technology program at Texas A&M

by FedScoop Staff • 9 months ago

The university, through its educational outreach agency, AgriLife, was chosen to head a Center of Excellence to conduct work on solutions that reduce the risk of exposing U.S. citizens, agriculture and economy to biological threats.

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