Skip to comments.Feds to Require International Visitors Be Fingerprinted Before Leaving U.S.
Posted on 04/23/2008 1:48:37 PM PDT by kiriath_jearim
WASHINGTON The Bush administration would require commercial airlines and cruise-line operators to collect information such as fingerprints from international travelers and send the information to the Homeland Security Department soon after the travelers leave the country, according to a proposed rule.
The proposal, which will be announced Tuesday, will close a security gap identified after the 9/11 attacks and identify which visitors have overstayed their visas.
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Ain’t that the truth. They should check them comin and goin.
Once again uncle sham proves he can't close a barn door until he's through helping the thieves lead the horses away.
Beat me to it, the only thing worse would be for jorge to put the incompetent cerkoff in charge of it. But Wait he is , now I get it, another show and tell program.
More proof our Govt is bass ackwards. (as if we needed anymore)
Yes, get those cruise ship passengers. That’s how the really desperate aliens escape.
I swear, the gov is as dumb as a rock sometimes. Many of these people won't leave anyway. If we had their prints, we might be able to find them.
Article says we print them coming into the country already, but we didn’t print them when they left.
Filling this hole wouldn’t have prevented 9-11 though.
The person apparently still actually has to leave in order to find out they have overstayed their visa, in which case we ask them to leave...which is what they were doing when we found them!
Where is the part about actively searching for people that overstay their visas?
Are fingerprint data collected in lieu of the promised border fence?
“Are fingerprint data collected in lieu of the promised border fence?”
Perhaps “virtual fingerprints”...
Have you seen the new DHS sidearm issue?
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