Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: FBI

USCIS, FBI Eliminate Name Check Backlog, Set New Standard

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that, in partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), it has met all milestones set forth in a joint business plan announced April 2, 2008, resulting in elimination of the FBI National Name Check Program (NNCP) backlog. The goal was to complete 98 percent of name… Read More

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints at Boston Airport

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on January 22, 2008, that it has begun collecting additional fingerprints from international visitors arriving at Boston Logan International Airport (Logan). The change is part of the DHS’s upgrade from two- to 10-fingerprint collection. For more than four years, U.S. Department of State (DOS) consular officers and U.S.… Read More

FBI Warns Employers About Potential ‘Spies’

The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently released a controversial warning about potential spies. In the notice, the FBI advises employers to be on the lookout for suspicious people who have favorite “disguises,” including representatives of research institutes; visiting business professionals and scientists “who want to tour your state-of-the-art plants and operations worldwide”; tourists or visitors… Read More