Biometric passports, national ID cards and the Smart Border| January 12, 2006
The Canadian government floated the idea of biometric passports, then dropped it after a public outcry. Likewise with national ID cards. Immigration lawyer Zool Suleman says we shouldn't think that these security measures have been abandoned. He also discusses how the heightened security climate is affecting new immigrants to Canada.
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Following the World Trade Center attacks, the U.S. immigration service rounded up hundreds of non-citizens living in the United States and detained them. Matthew Strugar is with the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York, which is bringing forward a lawsuit on behalf of the detainees.