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Counter-Terrorism and the EU Strategy for Border Security: Framing Suspects with Biometric Documents and Databases

In: European Journal of Migration and Law
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Anneliese Baldaccini House of Lords EU Committee

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Abstract

This article examines the way in which the EU amd its Member States have approached border security issues since the terrorist attacks in the US on 11 September 2001. A key aspect of this approach has been to tighten control of borders and the safety of documents by the use of biometric systems. The new policies on border security and document security are resulting in the mass collection and storage of biometric data in relation to third-country nationals seeking entry into the territory of EU Member States, and in relation to EU nationals within the context of travel and identity documents. These developments are significant as the Union is considering the potential offered by biometrics not only for the effective management of borders but also for the prevention and combating of crime.

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