Homeland security officials unveil new Internet system for Bronx immigrants
Homeland security officials unveiled a new Internet system for Bronx immigrants Thursday.
The Infopass program was designed to reduce the long lines outside the city's immigration office in the Federal Building. Officials say residents can now log onto their computers to pick appointment times with information officers at the immigration office. Infopass is free and available in 12 languages.
Some immigration advocates say the new system is a good idea, but that it will not fix the lengthy green card application process.
Infopass was debuted in Miami and the residents say it dramatically reduced lines. However, they say they still had to wait up to an hour once they got inside the building.
To book an appointment with a U.S. Immigration Information Officer click here.