Every person in the world would be fingerprinted and registered under a universal identification plan to fight illegal immigration and identify the movements of potential terrorists that was outlined at a United Nations meeting. The plan was suggested by Pascal Smet, the head of Belgium?s independent asylum review board, at a meeting with ministers from many other countries. Smet says the European Union is already considering a Europe-wide system, using either fingerprints or eye scanning technology, to identify citizens.
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