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 DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson for a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing titled “The Secretary’s Vision for the Future – Challenges and Priorities”
February 26, 2014
Written testimony of CBP for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency hearing titled “Examining Challenges and Wasted Taxpayer Dollars in Modernizing Border Security IT Systems”
February 6, 2014