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July 26, 2022

TOMORROW @ 2PM: Hearing on CBP’s Use of Facial Recognition Technology at Ports of Entry

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 27th at 2:00pm, the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations, chaired by Rep. Nanette Barragán (D-CA), will hold a hearing to hear from stakeholders tracking Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) deployment of facial recognition technology at ports of entry. Witnesses will discuss concerns regarding the continued deployment of facial recognition technology related to accuracy, bias, and privacy in verifying traveler identities.

This hearing will be streamed live on YouTube and on the Committee’s website.

Event details:

WHAT: Subcommittee Hearing: Assessing CBP’s Use of Facial Recognition Technology

WHEN: Wednesday, July 27 @ 2:00pm EDT

WHERE: 310 Cannon House Office Building


  • Ms. Rebecca Gambler, Director, Homeland Security and Justice, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
  • Mr. Jeramie D. Scott, Senior Counsel, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
  • Nicol Turner Lee, PhD, Director, The Center for Technology Innovation (CTI), The Brookings Institution
  • Mr. Daniel Tanciar, Chief Innovation Officer, Pangiam

Updated info and livestream available here.

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