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Department of Homeland Security project will track millions of foreign visitors to the United States using biometrics.
The Department of Homeland Security this week awarded a contract to Accenture LLC to oversee a program to track millions of foreign visitors to the United States using biometrics, such as digital photographs and fingerprints. The project, officially called US-VISIT, will track foreign visitors to ensure they do not overstay their visas.
One of the major tasks will be to integrate into US-VISIT an existing program that places radio frequency tags on vehicles that regularly cross land borders.
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