Questions About Fingerprinting

Starting in January, foreign visitors traveling to the U.S. are being photographed and fingerprinted at 115 domestic airports and 14 seaports as part of the US-VISIT (US Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology) program, launched by the Department of Homeland Security.

Foreign visitors from countries outside the Visa Waiver Program (see below) will have both index fingers scanned and a digital photo taken to verify their identify at the port of entry by U.S. Customs and Borde

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