Kirstjen Nielsen
Americas

Secretary breaks down national emergency funds

FEB 15: Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen released a statement on the signing of legislation that funds the DHS and on President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency, outlining how the funds would be […]

San Ysidro border crossing
Americas

Northern Triangle Security Ministers meet

FEB 21: U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen met Northern Triangle security ministers in San Salvador on February 20 to discuss the development of a “regional compact” and action plan aimed at addressing the […]

European Parliament
Border Systems

EU agreement to bring siloed border data together

The European Parliament and European Council on Tuesday reached agreement on the Commission’s proposal to close security gaps by making siloed EU information systems for security, migration and border management connect with each other.  The […]

Facial comparison biometric success
Americas

CBP intercepts imposter using new biometric tech

On only the third day using its new cutting-edge facial comparison biometric system, US Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations at Washington Dulles International Airport has intercepted an imposter posing as a French Citizen. […]

Auckland Airport
Government News

New Zealand consults public on proposed ETA

New Zealand plans to strengthen its border security by requiring most airline and cruise passengers to provide better information before leaving their home country via an ETA process. The government’s plans were released for consultation in […]

New Zealand visa shake-up
Government News

New Zealand tightens student visa regime

The New Zealand Government today announced changes to immigration settings that will affect post-study work rights for international students. Fit for purpose According to the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), the changes are […]