"Data banks like this are overdue for oversight. That is going to change in the new Congress.''
Incoming Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., following a report that millions of Americans and foreigners crossing U.S. borders in the past four years have been assessed by a computerized system designed to help pick out terrorists or criminals.
By the numbers
Number of years the government plans to keep on file these risk assessments.