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 U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp, Jr. for a Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security field hearing titled “U.S. Coast Guard Operations in Alaska”
August 6, 2012
Written testimony of Policy for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism & Intelligence hearing titled “Beyond Borders: Are DHS' International Agreements Ensuring Actionable Intelligence to Combat Threats to the U.S. Homeland?”
July 30, 2012