Tag Archives: Biometrics

HSGAC to Vote on Jeh Johnson Nomination; CIS Tesitfied on Costs of Biometric Exit Tracking System; CBP Regulations Criticized

Legislative Activity HSGAC to Vote on Jeh Johnson Nomination On Wednesday, November 20, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will vote on the nomination of Jeh Johnson to be the next Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Both Chairman Tom Carper (D-DE) and Ranking Member Tom Coburn (R-OK) support his nomination, … Continue Reading

Senate Continues Review of Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill; House Subcommittee to Hold TWIC Program Hearings; DHS Updating NIPP

Legislative Activity Comprehensive Immigration Reform This week, the Senate will continue to consider its comprehensive immigration reform bill – the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (S. 744) – though an amendment introduced by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) regarding border security may hold up the process. Senator Cornyn’s amendment would add requirements to … Continue Reading