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ICE reportedly mines state driver's license databases using facial recognition

  1. Date Announced

    July 7, 2019

    ICE agents reportedly authorized administrative subpoenas of the Department of Licensing to conduct facial recognition scans of all photos of license applicants through state repositories of driver's license photos from Washington, Vermont, and Utah. Utah and Vermont have complied. [ID #413]

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  3. Subsequent Action

    ICE has reportedly accessed Maryland's driver's license database nearly 100 times since 2018, without seeking state or court approval.

    ICE has run facial-recognition searches on millions of Maryland drivers

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