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The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Xerox Corp. a three-year, $16 million contract to provide records digitization services for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Xerox is to provide the services at a Xerox facility in Kentucky designed for securely managing government records.
As part of the contract, Xerox will scan and digitize immigration records producing more than 25 million images a year. The digitized records will be transferred into the federal government’s Enterprise Document Management System.
Xerox is renovating a vacant facility in Barbourville, Ky., to be compliant with the National Archives and Records Administration’s standards for temporary records storage facilities, the company said. It will allow Xerox to meet government security requirements for handling official documentation and records.
Xerox will create 50 jobs in Barbourville area. The facility is slated to open before the end of the year.
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