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US-VISIT: Preventing Fraud

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 11:13

The US-VISIT program is the centerpiece of the U.S. government's efforts to establish identity management capability that supports border management and immigration systems to meet the demands of the 21st century. US-VISIT's innovative use of biometric technology has improved our nation's border security to a level that did not exist before.

These services help prevent identity fraud and deprive criminals and immigration violators of the ability to cross our borders. Based on biometrics alone, US-VISIT has helped stop thousands of people who were ineligible to enter the United States.

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