Continuation of the evaluation of the Act on Biometrics in the Immigration Process
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- To what extent has the Act on Biometrics in the Immigration Process achieved its objectives?
- How does the act relate to European developments regarding the implementation of information systems in which biometrics are stored?
- Winter, H., Bex-Reimert, V., Geertsema, B., Hollenberg, S., Krol, E.
- University of Groningen - Faculty of Law, WODC
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- University of Groningen - Faculty of law
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The Act on Biometrics in the Immigration Process makes it possible to increase the use of biometrics in the immigration process. It is now possible to collect a facial image and ten fingerprints from in principle every foreign national in all legal proceedings involving immigrants. These biometric data can also be stored centrally and consulted in the administration of foreign nationals (the Basic Facility for Immigrants, BVV). This research is the continuation of an earlier evaluation of which the results were published in 2017 (See link at: More information). The follow-up of the recommendations from that research has been included in this research. The research question has two components:
- Rijksuniversiteit Groningen - Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid