US to begin trials of biometric scanners on Mexican border

Rory Jackson

The US-Mexican border has been a source of vigorous debate for American politicians for decades. Whether anger is raised over perceived impacts on crime, jobs, or entitlements, the end result is, invariably, new laws or practices designed to curb illegal immigration at America’s southern border. Now, new technology is entering into the border debate. The U.S. government has announced plans to begin an experimental trial of biometric scanners at the southern border, with the Otay Mesa d...
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