Officials: License plate photos could help catch illegal immigrantsPublished: Jul 11, 2012 9:00 am By: Gustavo Valdes, CNN
"The search for illegal immigrants is going high-tech in Texas.
The Dallas office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has asked companies to help design a way to use a national database to find vehicles that fugitive illegal immigrants are driving.
Dani Bennett, a spokeswoman for the agency, described the system as a "widely used mobile law enforcement database tool."
The technology works by tapping into a database of license plate images captured by a national network of cameras, officials said in a federal government document filed earlier this month."
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