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  • What You Need to Know About the CBP’s DNA Collection Program

    The CBP is collecting DNA from some nonimmigrant visa holders. What does this mean for you? Watch the video below to find out – and you might be interested in our previous blog post, When Will USCIS Reuse Biometrics. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from […]
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  • When Will USCIS Reuse biometrics?

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requires biometrics for a handful of common applications. If you are getting ready for a biometrics appointment, be sure to read our post on Preparing for Your Biometrics Appointment. However, if you have previously submitted biometrics, you may be wondering if they can be reused.  After collecting your biometrics, […]
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  • CBP Partners with Carnival Cruise Line to introduce facial biometrics at Port of New Orleans

    In an effort to modernize and streamline cruise travel, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Carnival Cruise Line announced they will be implementing facial biometrics into the debarkation process at the Port of New Orleans, Louisiana. Facial Biometric technology is now available for arriving cruise passengers at seaports in Florida, New Jersey, Texas, California, […]
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  • New Customer Identity Verification to begin at USCIS Field Offices

    Starting on May 6, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will implement Customer Identity Verification (CIV) in its field offices. This new procedure will require individuals to submit biometric data, fingerprints, and photographs, when appearing at USCIS offices for interviews or to receive evidence of an immigration benefit. Under this new process, USCIS staff will take […]
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