Cross Match executive heading to Interpol

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., June 18 (UPI) -- A top executive at Florida-based Cross Match Technologies Inc. is leaving the company to become Interpol's managing director of the global security initiative.

Cross Match invests in AssureTec

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. company Cross Match Technologies Inc. has made an equity investment in automatic identification authentication systems developer AssureTec Systems Inc.

Report: 9/11 suits for the DOJ?

WASHINGTON, June 1 (UPI) -- Certain employees of the Justice Department have been advised to hire lawyers to defend themselves against lawsuits by people who were detained after Sept. 11,

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Information-sharing key for new INS

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Immigration advocates warned Thursday that successfully integrating the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service into the mammoth new Department of Homeland Security will require an emphasis on information sharing. The structure of the huge new agency
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, UPI White House Reporter

INS under fire for sniper suspect release

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee -- which has jurisdiction over the Immigration and Naturalization Service -- is considering looking at the failure of the Border Patrol to keep sniper suspect John Lee Malvo in custody last winter after he was detained for b

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Security on aliens still lax, say analysts

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The United States has not fundamentally changed its habitual laxity regarding immigration law and security procedures even after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and desperately needs reform, according to a recent report from a conservative Washingto
STEPHANIE TAYLOR, for United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for Oct. 9, 2002

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
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INS chief quits post amid criticism

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- After a year in which his agency granted visas to the Sept. 11 hijackers and upgraded the status of two long after their deaths, James Ziglar Friday announced h

U.S. immigration head quits amid criticism

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- After a year in which his agency granted visas to the Sept. 11 hijackers and upgraded the status of two of the hijackers long after their deaths, James Ziglar Friday announced his departure as the head of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.

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House panel votes to split INS

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- The House Judiciary Committee Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to split the embattled Immigration and Naturalization Service into two separate agencies.

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Bush leans to one border agency

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush is leaning toward forming one U.S. border agency "to focus on the holes in our border process," key administration sources told United Press International Tuesday, but as one source put it, "he is no where close to making a decisi
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James Ziglar
WAP2001103180 - 31 OCTOBER 2001 - WASHINGTON, D. C. USA: U. S. Immigration Commissioner James Ziglar as he appears during a press conference, October 31, 2001 at the Justice Department in Washington, moments after the Attorney General announced new immigration guidelines which will be used to bar and prosecute foreign nationals who aide terrorist groups. rw/Ricardo Watson. UPI
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