Coast Guard Interdicts 12 Human Smugglers, At-Sea Biometrics Utilized

MIAMI – Coast Guard crews interdicted 12 suspected migrants smugglers throughout the Florida Keys this weekend and utilized at-sea biometrics to positively identify each person to the US-VISIT databases. The Coast Guard began conducting at-sea biometrics collections of suspected smugglers in the Florida Straits in April. The program was initiated in the Mona Passage between Puerto Rico and the...