Monday, November 22, 2010

9 North Carolina Counties to Benefit from ICE Strategy to use Biometrics to Identify and Remove Aliens Convicted of a Crime

On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information sharing capability in nine additional North Carolina counties that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens, both lawfully and unlawfully present in the United States, who are booked into local law enforcement's custody for a crime. This capability is part of Secure Communities—ICE's comprehensive strategy to improve and modernize the identification and removal of aliens convicted of a crime from the United States...

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