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 I&A and NPPD for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing titled “Cybersecurity, Terrorism, and Beyond: Addressing Evolving Threats to the Homeland”
September 10, 2014
Written testimony of PLCY & CBP for a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Tourism, Competitiveness, and Innovation hearing titled “The State of U.S. Travel and Tourism: Government Efforts to Attract 100 Million Visitors Annually”
June 26, 2014