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.
Written testimony of CBP and ICE for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security hearing titled “Authorizing Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement”
April 8, 2014
Written testimony of CBP Commissioner Kerlikowske for a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security hearing on CBP’s FY 2015 Budget Request
April 2, 2014