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REMINDER/New High-Tech Immigration Inspection At LAX To Process Overseas Frequent Flyers in Seconds With No Waiting Lines; LAX Is First West Coast Airport
(Business Wire; 06/23/98)

WHAT:             Ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduce INSPASS (INS
                  Passenger Accelerated Service System) at LAX, first
                  West Coast airport at which this system is being
                  introduced. INSPASS uses James Bond-like hand
                  biometric technology and a kiosk resembling an
                  automated teller machine to identify travelers and
                  accelerate the immigration inspection process.
                  Process takes 15 seconds and there are little, if
                  no, waiting lines.

WHEN:             Tuesday, June 23, 1998
                  10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
                  (Media should arrive no later than 9:45 AM
                  in order to clear security and to be escorted to
                  event site in restricted-access area.

WHERE:            Tom Bradley International Terminal
                  Meet INS uniformed escort officers at Visitor
                  Information Booth on south side of LOWER/ARRIVAL

WHO:              Brief remarks from senior executives from INS 
                  Western Region, INS Los Angeles District, and 
                  Los Angeles World Airports.

                  Mini-cam vans ONLY are allowed to park curbside,
                  UPPER/DEPARTURE level. All other media must park in
                  Parking Structures 3 or 4 (or any other parking
                  structure). Bring parking ticket for free validation
                  at event site.

CONTACT:          U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service/Western
                  Region Virginia Kice at (714) 360-3096
                  Los Angeles World Airports Public Affairs at
                  (310) 646-5260

     CONTACT: U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service/Western Region
              Virginia Kice, 714/360-3096
              Los Angeles World Airports Public Affairs, 310/646-5260

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