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DHS/USCBP RIN: 1651-AB22 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: Collection of Biometric Data From U.S. Citizens Upon Entry To and Departure From the United States 
Abstract:

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is required by statute to develop and implement a biometric entry-exit data system.  To facilitate the implementation of a seamless biometric entry-exit system that uses facial recognition and to help prevent persons attempting to fraudulently use U.S. travel documents and identify criminals and known or suspected terrorists, DHS is proposing to amend the regulations to provide that all travelers, including U.S. citizens, may be required to be photographed upon entry and/or departure.

 
Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 8 CFR 215.8    8 CFR 235.1   
Legal Authority: 8 U.S.C. 1357(b)    8 U.S.C. 1185(b)    6 U.S.C. 211(c)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  02/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Michael Hardin
Director, Entry/Exit Policy and Planning
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Office of Field Operations, 5th Floor,
Washington, DC 20229
Phone:202 325-1053
Email: michael.hardin@cbp.dhs.gov