• Birmingham Airport's new electronic passport gates.
    Border Systems

    Birmingham Airport welcomes five new ePassport gates

    The new gates, opened on 29 August by Emma Moore, UK Border Force’s Chief Operating Officer, and Bob Graham, Birmingham Airport’s Operations Director, will boost the airport’s total gates from 10 to 15. Improving passenger [...]
  • Departure cards no more at New Zealand entry points.
    Border Systems

    Final call for New Zealand departure cards

    That last-minute burden of filling out a departure card before taking flight out of New Zealand will be a thing of the past come November, when travellers will no longer need to complete the bothersome [...]
  • USCIS office in Georgia
    Americas

    Director Francis Cissna discusses vision for USCIS

    USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna sat down with Jessica M. Vaughan, Director of Policy Studies, Center for Immigration Studies, on 16 August, to talk ‘legal immigration challenges’. During the discussion, Cissna outlined his vision for [...]
  • Global Study on Smuggling of Migrants. 2.5 million smuggled.
    Border Challenges

    UNODC study: 2.5 million migrants smuggled in 2016

    At least 2.5 million migrants were smuggled in 2016, according to the first Global Study on Smuggling of Migrants released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Migrant smuggling generated an income [...]

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