system, however, will not be operational until late this year.
Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program (USVISIT
), by Lisa Seghetti and Stephen Vina.
* United States-Visitor and Immigration Status Indicator Technology (USVISIT
At this point it is not clear how the implementation of USVISIT will affect NIIS and the use of the I-94 forms.
* When the new technologies are fully implemented, such as USVISIT at land ports of entry, will people and goods move expeditiously?
(40) The INA actually requires that all aliens be recorded into the entry-exit system, but USVISIT currently includes only nonimmigrants.
(14) At 115 airports and 14 seaports, many nonimmigrants are entered into the new US-VISIT system that uses biometric identification (finger scans) to check identity and track presence in the United States; however, at this time, entrants under the VWP are not subject to USVISIT. Currently, inspectors at the border collect the following information on aliens entering under the VWP from the passport: name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number, country of issuance.
The United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (USVISIT) program was established in accordance with several Congressional mandates that required DHS to create an integrated, automated entry and exit data system.
The US Visitor International Technology System (USVISITS), scheduled to begin operation in January 1992, will provide the same service for US contractors traveling overseas.
After FVS was successfully implemented, the development of USVISITS automation began.