Republican senators introduce bill to block migrants from using Border Patrol app as ID at TSA checkpoints | 22 March 2024 | Senate Republicans introduced a bill on Friday cracking down on the federal government's use of a controversial mobile app to identify illegal immigrants traveling via airplane to the United States. The CBP One app was first introduced during the Trump administration for cross-border transit at ports, but it was expanded last year by the Biden administration to allow migrants seeking to enter the U.S. to upload data and make appointments to be processed into the U.S. Led by Utah GOP Sen. Mike Lee, the measure, named the VALID Act, would prohibit the TSA from accepting the CBP One Mobile App, a Notice to Appear (NTA), or a Notice to Report (NTR) as legal forms of identification for the purposes of successfully passing through TSA security and boarding a plane.

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