CCUSA submits comments in opposition to DHS Notice of Proposed Rule Re: Collection and Use of Biometrics by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

The proposed rule would dramatically expand government surveillance over immigrants and the U.S. citizens sponsoring immigration cases, collecting DNA, voice prints, iris and face scans as well other personal characteristics to be stored in government databases. We respectfully urge DHS to withdraw the proposed rule in its entirety because it would authorize invasive data collection, storage, and sharing far beyond any legitimate justification connected to DHS in our government.

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Advocacy & Social Policy Initiatives

CCUSA's Advocacy and Social Policy team advocates for policies that uphold human dignity and promote integral human development. Informed by the experience of local Catholic Charities agencies, the team urges policy makers to encounter the needy and vulnerable in their communities and to create policies which assist and support them.

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