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 USCIS, ICE, and CBP for a House Committee on the Judiciary hearing titled “Asylum Abuse: Is it Overwhelming our Borders?”
December 12, 2013
Written testimony of U.S. Coast Guard for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security hearing titled “What Does a Secure Maritime Border Look Like?”
November 19, 2013