China to fingerprint visitors

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China will begin fingerprinting all foreign visitors between ages 14 and 70 at all entry points by the end of 2017. The only entry point where fingerprinting was being done as of press time was Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport. China officials have said that the system they are using is efficient and will not cause entry delays. 

People from most other countries traveling to the US have had their fingerprints collected upon entry since 2004.

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China will begin fingerprinting all foreign visitors between ages 14 and 70 at all entry points by the end of 2017. The only entry point where fingerprinting was being done as of press time was Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport. China officials have said that the system they are using is efficient and will not cause entry delays. 

People from most other countries traveling to the US have had their fingerprints collected upon entry since 2004.