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TSA PreCheck Pilot Expands to Busiest US Airports

Filed February 8, 2012 under USCIS and DHS , tagged ,
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Airport Walkway 146082024On February 8, 2012, DHS announced the expansion of TSA PreCheck (TSA Pre√™), a passenger pre-screening initiative, to additional airports across the United States following the program’s success at seven pilot locations. With more than 336,000 passengers screened to date through TSA PreCheck lanes, this screening concept enhances security by enabling TSA to focus on passengers they know less about while providing expedited screening for travelers who volunteer information about themselves prior to flying. more »

Global Entry Program Becomes Permanent

Filed February 8, 2012 under USCIS and DHS , tagged
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On February 6, 2012, DHS published a Final rule establishing Global Entry as a permanent program. Global Entry is a voluntary initiative of the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers. The goal of Global Entry is to streamline the international arrivals and admission process at airports for trusted travelers through biometric identification. more »

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