Sheriffs Using Iris Recognition Technology along US-Mexico Border

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TweetYum In April, 2017 the Southwestern Border Sheriffs’ Coalition (SBSC) unanimously approved use of iris recognition technology as a defense against “violent unauthorized immigrants.” All 31 US counties along the 1,989 miles of the US border with Mexico will receive a three-year trial of Inmate Recognition Identification System (IRIS), created by the company Biometric Intelligence […]

US Border Patrol Destroy Water Jugs Left for Migrants

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TweetYum Humanitarian groups working along the US-Mexico border have video footage showing US border patrol officers systematically destroying water supplies meant for migrants crossing the border. Ryan Devereaux writing for the Intercept reported that an article published by the Tucson-based groups No More Deaths and La Coalición de Derechos Humanos claimed volunteers found destroyed water […]

Federal judge rules against challenge to Trump border wall

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TweetYum Federal judge rules against challenge to Trump border wall | 27 Feb 2018 | A federal judge on Tuesday ruled against an environmental challenge to President Trump’s border wall, delivering a win to the Trump administration in a decision that allows construction plans to move forward. In a 101-page ruling, U.S. District Court Judge […]

IDF tanks move closer to Egypt border

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TweetYumShareThis IDF tanks move closer to Egypt border –Military issues unusual order, deploys Armored force closer to border 18 Jun 2012 The IDF has deployed Armored forces near the Israel-Egypt border, moving tanks closer to the fence, Ynet has learned. The unusual move followed Monday’s ‘terror attack‘ on defense contractor crews building the new security […]

Ottawa airport wired with microphones as Border Services prepares to record travellers’ conversations

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TweetYumShareThis Ottawa airport wired with microphones as Border Services prepares to record travellers’ conversations 15 Jun 2012 Sections of the Ottawa airport are now wired with microphones that can eavesdrop on travellers’ conversations. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is nearing completion of a $ 500,000 upgrade of old video cameras used to monitor its […]