What is biometric identification?

Answer Biometric identification has existed since the latter half of the 20th century; however, it has only become widespread and commonly used during the early 21st century. It is currently one of the to... Read More »

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What does biometric mean in INS law?

According to the U.S. Department of State, biometrics are measurements of physical characteristics, such as fingerprint records or facial recognitions or iris scans, stored in a database for identi... Read More »

What is a biometric?

Some of your looks and behavior quirks are shared by people around you, but others are uniquely yours. Scientists can use these unique characteristics and behaviors, called your biometrics, to dist... Read More »

What is a biometric card?

A biometric card is an ID card containing certain personal physical data, such as fingerprints and retinal scans. As part of an immigration bill introduced by Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y) and Sen. Li... Read More »

What is biometric fingerprinting?

Every person's fingerprint features a unique design because of its ridges and patterns. Fingerprints are already used extensively by the police to identify people. In biometrics fingerprinting, ins... Read More »