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U.S. Customs and Border Protection scanned more than 23 million people in public places with facial recognition technology in 2020

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer instructs an international traveler to look into a camera as he uses facial recognition technology to screen a traveler entering the United States at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Parents whose children disappeared decades ago are turning to the world’s biggest social network as a lifeline.

Lilian waiting at the bus stop in downtown San Salvador on November 26, 2020. Photos: Felix Eduardo Melendez for OneZero

52 companies are now united against a proclamation from the Trump administration that suspends temporary work visas

President Donald Trump meets with members of the American Technology Council, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the White House on June 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Five tech companies use nearly 30,000 H1-B visas, while over 50% of graduate STEM degrees are earned by international students

Photo illustration. Source: Radila Radilova/Image Source/Getty Images

Illustrations: Shira Inbar

Into the Valley

OneZero conducted a 10,000-person poll to shed light on the plight of H-1B workers

Carlos Martinez Baldenegro graduated top of his class in computer science yet suffered years of recruitment discrimination in the tech industry. Now he may be forced to leave the United States.

Photo courtesy of the Martinez family

The genetic data will be added to an FBI database for violent criminals

Asylum-seekers wait on the international bridge from Mexico to the United States. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images

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