The Syrian Refugees From Circumventing Airport And Border Security

2054 Words Nov 6th, 2016 9 Pages
The United States (U.S.) support Syrian neighboring countries for hosting Syrian refugees , however, the continual increasing number of refugees, straining capacity, may create situations of the U.S. increase hosting Syrian refugees. Eighty thousand Syrian refugees referred for resettlement since the outbreak of conflict in early 2011; causing states such as Canada, United Kingdom, United States, Norway and Australia to increase their resettlement quotas. The State Department reported that the U.S. has admitted 8,000 Syrian refugees out of the 10,000 refugees it pledged to accept before the end of the 2016 fiscal year. As the Syrian and Iraq conflict continues, the U.S. may take in more refugees despite the fears of the U.S. population. The purpose of this research is to discover the process of registering Syrian refugees in various biometric collection systems and prevent a potential terrorist from circumventing airport and border security to enter the U.S. The number one goal that Department of Homeland Security (DHS) identifies in their 2014-2018 Strategic Plan is to “Prevent Terrorist Attacks with the strategy of remaining committed to integrating critical data sources, such as those for biometric data, by consolidating or federating screening and vetting operations.” The U.S. has made significant progress in collection of various biometrics; however, organizations lack the ability to automate the collection and provide near-real-time reports to the proper…

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