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DHS defends biometrics effort as Congress calls for action

A day after a Homeland Security Department report showed that most U.S. visitors do not overstay their visas, a Senate subcommittee said a biometric exit system is crucial.

CBP rolls out facial recognition technology at JFK

U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week began using facial recognition technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport to verify that travelers match their passport photos. The move follows a successful pilot of the technology at Washington Dulles International Airport in Northern Virginia.

CBP to expand use of mobile, body cameras at points of entry

A Department of Homeland Security agency plans to expand its use of mobile, fixed, maritime and body cameras at points of entry and on government vehicles.

Heroin, fentanyl seizures increasing in US; feds stepping up efforts to address issue

While overall nationwide drug seizures dropped 13 percent from fiscal years 2013 to 2014, the head of the Customs and Border Protection agency recently said that heroin seizures rose by 12 percent during the same period.

Heroin, fentanyl seizures increasing in US; feds stepping up efforts to address issue

While overall nationwide drug seizures dropped 13 percent from fiscal years 2013 to 2014, the head of the Customs and Border Protection agency recently said that heroin seizures rose by 12 percent during the same period.

Audit finds security vulnerabilities in CBP's internal intelligence analysis system

While Customs and Border Protection deployed an analyst intelligence platform on time and within budget, the Homeland Security Department's watchdog found security problems that could expose the system to "unnecessary risk."

Audit finds security vulnerabilities in CBP's internal intelligence analysis system

While Customs and Border Protection deployed an analyst intelligence platform on time and within budget, the Homeland Security Department's watchdog found security problems that could expose the system to "unnecessary risk."

Better DHS oversight of warehouses, inventory needed to shrink footprint, save money, IG says

Agencies within the Homeland Security Department use warehouses for various reasons such as storing ammunition, vehicles, disaster relief supplies and seized assets. But the inspector general found that some agencies have either misclassified buildings as warehouses or vice versa.

Better DHS oversight of warehouses, inventory needed to shrink footprint, save money, IG says

Agencies within the Homeland Security Department use warehouses for various reasons such as storing ammunition, vehicles, disaster relief supplies and seized assets. But the inspector general found that some agencies have either misclassified buildings as warehouses or vice versa.

CBP testing wireless tech at US airports to verify identities of foreign travelers in real time

Officers will use a wireless handheld device to collect biometric and biographic data on foreign travelers exiting the United States in real time. U.S. citizens and certain other international travelers will be exempt from the pilot.