US official says fingerprinting an economy booster

Top-level perimeter meetings held Feb. 27, 28, 29, March 2.

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Alan Bersin, assistant secretary of international affairs at the US Department of Homeland Security, speaks at the US Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 7, 2010.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 03/07/2012 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Thursday, 03/10/2016 9:50 am EST

A top United States border security official has argued that Canadians should surrender their biometric information like fingerprints to state-run databases for the good of the economy.

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