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DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at San Francisco International Airport
Date:2/11/2008

the Department of Defense (DOD) and the FBI from known and unknown terrorists all over the world. Additionally, visitors' fingerprints are checked against the FBI's Criminal Master File.

On an average day at San Francisco, almost 5,000 international visitors complete US-VISIT biometric procedures. Visitors from Japan, the United Kingdom, China and Germany comprise the largest numbers of international visitors arriving at San Francisco.

San Francisco is the next port of entry to begin collecting 10 fingerprints from international visitors. Washington Dulles International Airport began 10-fingerprint collection on November 29, 2007. Thus far, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Boston Logan International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and George Bush Houston Intercontinental Airport have also begun 10-fingerprint collection. Four other airports will soon begin collecting additional fingerprints, including: Miami International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Orlando International Airport and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The remaining air, sea and land border ports of entry will transition to collecting 10 fingerprints by the end of 2008.

Since US-VISIT began in 2004, DHS has used biometric identifiers to prevent the use of fraudulent documents, protect visitors from identity theft and stop thousands of criminals and immigration violators from entering the country. US-VISIT, in cooperation with CBP, is leading the transition to a 10- fingerprint collection standard. This upgrade is the result of an interagency partnership among DHS, FBI, DOD and DOS.


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