ABSTRACT

Privacy Impact Assessment Update for the USCIS Person Centric Query Service, Supporting Immigration Status Verifiers of the USCIS National Security and Records Verification Directorate/Verification Division   [open pdf - 154KB]

This DHS privacy impact assessment addresses the USCIS Person Centric Query Service. "This is an update to the existing Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Verification Division, Immigration Status Verifiers' (ISV) use of the Person Centric Query Service (PCQS), operating through the USCIS Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) to expand the PCQS person-search capability, and describe the privacy impact of updating the PCQS by adding access to five additional systems to the PCQS query; ENFORCE Integrated Database (EID), the Executive Office Immigration Review System (EOIR), the Refugees, Asylum, and Parole System (RAPS), the Treasury Enforcement Communications System (TECS) Arrival/Departure Data Query (TECS SQ94), and the TECS Subject Lookout Search (SQ11). On January 18, 2008 Verification Division of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published on the DHS Privacy Office website www.dhs.gov/privacy a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) to address Immigration Status Verifiers' (ISV's) use of Person Centric Query Service (PCQS). The January 18, 2008 PIA supplemented and added ISV specific information to the general PCQS service-level PIA that was published by USCIS on June 22, 2007. The January 18, 2008 PIA generally described the primary data elements for each of the specific systems to which ISVs have access and use (data elements vary depending on the system.) It also explained the justification for accessing the various data sources as well as the privacy concerns and mitigations associated with the use of PCQS."

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2008-08-13
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Public Domain
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United States Department of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/
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