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Homeland Security To Have Immigrant Exit Tracking System Ready Within ‘Weeks’
Associated Press ^ | March 6, 2012

Posted on 03/06/2012 1:01:36 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security is finalizing its plan for a biometric data system to track when immigrants leave the United States and will present it to Congress within “weeks,” a top department official told a House Homeland Security subcommittee Tuesday.

An exit system to track who is leaving the country and when has been sought since before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

(Excerpt) Read more at washington.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; immigranttracking; immigration

1 posted on 03/06/2012 1:01:42 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How about entrance tracking?


2 posted on 03/06/2012 1:04:52 PM PST by ntnychik
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It has taken them over 10 years to do this???

One of the big problems with our immigration system is the many people who come on educational or tourist visas (usually from ME or African hell-holes) and then just disappear into the “community.” Heck, half of Obama’s relatives fall into this category.


3 posted on 03/06/2012 1:06:04 PM PST by livius
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“finalizing a plan” - whoa, huge step! /sarc


4 posted on 03/06/2012 1:06:37 PM PST by LurkedLongEnough
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To: ntnychik

LOL. Exactly. Wouldn’t we be better off with a system to track them following entry?


5 posted on 03/06/2012 1:07:34 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: ntnychik

They already have that. Many of our current illegals are actually not Mexicans, but people from more exotic places who arrived here on temporary legal permits and simply never left. Then, of course, if you’re an African related to Obama (such as his auntie) you go before a judge and he tells you that all is forgiven and you can stay.

I’m not sure what’s happening with Obama’s drunk-driving uncle at the moment. But he’s been living here illegally for many years, and collecting benefits (just like auntie) and only got caught because of his drunk driving arrest.


6 posted on 03/06/2012 1:09:22 PM PST by livius
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Democrats will love it. They can use it to find them and bring them back.


7 posted on 03/06/2012 1:11:55 PM PST by Savage Beast ("Improving" on truth is contempt for truth: hubris and denial--the stuff of tragedy.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Immigrants leaving, hell, they’d better start tracking U.S. citizens ‘cause if obama gets re-elected I can see a mass exodus of Americans...

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8 posted on 03/06/2012 1:12:00 PM PST by flatfish
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Comment section worth a read.


9 posted on 03/06/2012 1:21:32 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: flatfish
Immigrants leaving, hell, they’d better start tracking U.S. citizens ‘cause if obama gets re-elected I can see a mass exodus of Americans...

Once they start tracking us as we leave, then they will start to decide who can leave. I am not looking forward to that day. Like gun control, they try to implement these restrictions slowly and incrementally. Before long, the water starts to feel pretty warm, but then it's too late.

10 posted on 03/06/2012 1:22:48 PM PST by tpmintx (Problem: The people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who VOTE for a living.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

With this administration I expect this to do nothing that it claims to do.
I expect it to track legal residents only.
That would be fully in keeping with this admin.


11 posted on 03/06/2012 1:34:38 PM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Darksheare

Will Wade Rathke or Bertha Lewis be heading this up as new Czar?


12 posted on 03/06/2012 1:47:02 PM PST by yorkie01
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To: Savage Beast

Absentee voter list........


13 posted on 03/06/2012 1:49:07 PM PST by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: tpmintx

‘Once they start tracking us as we leave, then they will start to decide who can leave.’

Same as was done in Germany 1938-39 just before WW2 started. No exit visas will be approved for us undesirables.


14 posted on 03/06/2012 1:50:17 PM PST by AlmaKing
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To: yorkie01

Who knows.
But expect the least qualified, most compromised person to be chosen by Barry BigEars to do the job.


15 posted on 03/06/2012 2:00:46 PM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I have been to probably 50-60 countries and the US is the only country I know of that doesn’t track visa overstayers or makes you go through an exit process when you leave the country.

Hell, most countries tax you when you leave the country to pay for their airports and such.

People who think this is Big Brother are out of their minds.

If you are a US citizen, you get tracked more than the foreigners already.

Every US passport is tracked regardless if you go through the border control or not, at least in the airports and land ports.

At airports, your US passport is checked at the gate and run through DHS watch lists, even if you don’t go through a formal government checkpoint.


16 posted on 03/06/2012 2:01:19 PM PST by radpolis (Liberals: You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy)
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To: radpolis

“People who think this is Big Brother are out of their minds.”

Since when has an Obama administration program actually done what it said it was going to do?
Since when has the Obama admin actually done anything about illegal imigration?
Answer: never.
It is right to distrust this, especially from this administration.
Remember their internet power grab recently known as SOPA?


17 posted on 03/06/2012 2:08:14 PM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Darksheare

What does tracking visas of foreigners at the airport have to do with Americans?

You seem to forget that half the 9/11 hijackers were illegals who overstayed their visas.

40% of all illegals in this country are people who have overstayed their visas.


18 posted on 03/06/2012 2:24:43 PM PST by radpolis (Liberals: You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy)
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To: radpolis

You seriously believe that is what this administration is going to do?
Recall Janet Napolitano telling us that terrorists are not the muslims screaming allah ackbar, but are instead soldiers and people who expect government to be held to the Constitution?


19 posted on 03/06/2012 2:28:45 PM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; ...
Ping!

Click the keyword Aliens to see more illegal alien, border security, and other related threads.

20 posted on 03/06/2012 3:02:07 PM PST by HiJinx (I can (still) see Mexico from my back porch. You will, too, soon.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Of late DHS credibility has become very questionable.This might follow all talk, but no action.


21 posted on 03/07/2012 10:34:41 AM PST by moonshinner_09
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