Protecting our borders from the illegal movement of weapons, drugs, contraband, and people, while promoting lawful entry and exit, is essential to homeland security, economic prosperity, and national sovereignty.
International commerce is critical to America’s economy, and the entire world. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is committed to keeping it safe and vibrant.
The Department of Homeland Security has several Trusted Traveler programs to expedite domestic and international travel for pre-approved, low risk travelers through dedicated lanes and kiosks.
DHS has deployed unprecedented levels of personnel, technology, and resources and made has made critical security improvements to secure and manage our borders.
Last Published Date: November 1, 2013
Written testimony of DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson for a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing titled “Open Borders: The Impact of Presidential Amnesty on Border Security”
December 2, 2014
Written testimony CBP Commissioner for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing titled “Preparedness and Response to Public Health Threats: How Ready Are We?”
November 19, 2014