Houston Airport Biometrics and CBP Operations
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer takes a biometric photo of a passenger prior to boarding a flight at Houston International Airport on Feb. 12, 2018. (Customs and Border Protection / Donna Burton / Flickr)

CBP leaning into biometrics on controversial app, raising concerns from immigrant rights advocates

As Customs and Border Protection looks to expand the use of biometrics in its CBP One app, two different internal components of the Department of Homeland Security…
WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 09: A U.S. Customs and Border Protection patch on the uniform of Rodolfo Karisch, Rio Grande Valley sector chief patrol agent for the U.S. Border Patrol. (Photo by Alex Edelman/Getty Images)

Customs and Border Protection to update app to screen Ukrainians seeking travel authorization to the US

This revision is part of a step for Uniting for Ukraine, a commitment from the Biden administration to welcome Ukrainian citizens and others who are fleeing Russian…