INSPASS


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INSPASSImmigration and Naturalization Service Passenger Accelerated Service System (US Immigration and Naturalization Service)
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(58) According to CBP, "INSPASS is currently operational at six international airports: Los Angelas, CA; Newark, NJ; JFK, NY; Washington-Dulles, VA; and the U.S.
(59) Citizens of the United States, Canada, Bermuda, and participants in the Visa Waiver Program who travel to the United States on business three or more times a year, or are diplomats, representatives of international organizations, or airline crew members from VWP countries are eligible to enroll in INSPASS.
Department of Justice evaluated the initial INSPASS system, which cost about $3 million.
The INSPASS system uses hand biometrics and a kiosk resembling an automatic teller machine that matches live hand scans to hand images previously recorded during an enrollment process.
The largest air travel-related biometric application is the INSPASS, part of the future automated screening for travelers (FAST) program installed by the U.S.
Although more commonly seen at land ports of entry, (48) A PortPASS program, the INS Passenger Accelerated Service System (INSPASS), is also used at selected international airports.
Travelers using the INS passenger accelerated service system (INSPASS) now are doing so on a voluntary basis.