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BIOMETRICS DETAINS 300+ ALIENS

BIOMETRICS DETAINS 300+ ALIENSMore than 300 people trying to enter the country illegally have been stopped by a new fingerprint-scanning program, Technology Daily reports.Since September 2002, the Justice Department's National Security Entry-Exit Registration System has taken the digital prints of non-immigrant aliens from suspect countries like Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan and Syria. Unnamed "intelligence criteria" has led to people from more than 140 other countries being scanned, as well. All told, over 31,000 people coming into the States have gone through the system in the last four months.

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