Crminal Background, welfare and thats all they need to know.
Enough to make sure we're safe and can easily break the law at the same time.
The barest minimumrequired to contribute to any planning considerations
Anything relevant to the protection of the basic human rights we expect - protection etc. Obviously though there is a balance between that and civil liberty. So each case on it's merit
Really none. Only their records if they have been convicted of a violent crime against person or property.
If we were to allow other data to be collected, like marriage licenses or birth and death certificates, they should only be maintained at the local or state level.
The bare minimum! Enough to provide for the safety of its citizens against internal and external threats, nothing more, nothing less.
Since 911 and the country was thrown into state of panic, our rights have been subjugated. As time goes on, when fear no longer rules our thoughts, the right of privacy, the right of free movement, and the freedom from fear will become protected again. Thought control has its origin in fear and fearful governments are dangerous.
Vital statistics (ie birth, death, and census records), military records, and arrest records.
Criminal Records, birth and death records, employment records for sake of Social security, and various census records used to distribute tax dollars.
Basic demographics for purposes of migration patterns, analysis/ID of human remains, etc. Personal matters should be the choice of the person (as long as free and not in prison) to share with the government for their research or not.
Economic distribution and human rights.