US Customs and Border Protection

US Customs and Border Protection Establishes E-Commerce and Small Business Branch

US Customs and Border Protection Establishes E-Commerce and Small Business Branch

The US Customs and Border Protection agency has established a new branch that will concern itself with online commerce. In a statement announcing the E-Commerce and Small Business Branch, the CBP asserted that e-commerce sales are anticipated to exceed a value of $4 trillion by 2020, and said that the new branch “will work to…

Unisys Helps CBP Expand Airport Biometric Screening Program

Unisys Helps CBP Expand Airport Biometric Screening Program

Unisys is once again helping the US Customs and Border Protection agency to implement biometric passenger screening at a major US airport. It’s an expansion of the pilot project first implemented at the Dulles International Airport in Virginia, which concluded in the middle of last year. Now, initiating what could be a much larger-scale expansion…

Iris ID Provides Crucial Biometric Tech for CBP Border Project

Iris ID Provides Crucial Biometric Tech for CBP Border Project

Iris ID is providing some of the crucial biometric technology being used in the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency’s pilot project at a major US-Mexico border. Located at San Diego’s Otay Mesa Port of Entry, the project aims to use biometric identification on non-US citizens entering and leaving the country. It was first…