Foreigners being fingerprinted at U.S. airports

On January 5th, the U.S. began finger-printing and photographing foreigners at airports and seaports in a nationwide program intended to keep borders open and the country more secure. A recent test-run of the program at one airport has already yielded “21 hits” on the FBI’s criminal watch list. The full story is available at http://www.nytimes.com/2004/01/05/national/05CND-SECU.html?ex=1073970000&en=70ea981a0806a276&ei=5062&partner=GOOGLE

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