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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operates the e3 portal, which serves as the CBP portal to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement Integrated Database (EID) and the DHS Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT) to collect and transmit data related to law enforcement activities. e3 collects and transmits biographic, encounter, and biometric data for identification and verification of individuals encountered at the border for CBP’s law enforcement and immigration mission. CBP is updating this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) to notify the public of enhancements to e3 impacting personally identifiable information (PII), including: the collection of iris images; a new module for custodial tracking and management; new system search functionality; and new information sharing arrangements. August 2017

Associated SORN(s):

  • DHS/CBP-023 Border Patrol Enforcement Records System of Records (BPER)
Created Date: April 21, 2015
Last Published Date: August 11, 2017
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