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SIA: Biometric ID cards 'sound policy' for immigration


WASHINGTON—With immigration reform gaining momentum in Congress, the Security Industry Association is calling on lawmakers to approve biometrics on identity cards to ensure the highest level of security at U.S. entry points.

School security funding dealt setback as part of gun-control bill


WASHINGTON—Legislation to provide $40 million a year to improve security in the nation’s schools has bipartisan support, but it was dealt a blow after the Senate rejected an amendment to which it was linked: expanded background checks on gun purchases.

Accenture receives TSA contract


ARLINGTON, Va.—Accenture Federal Services, a consulting and technology services company, received a five-year contract from the U.S.