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Deputy Secretary Lute to Visit the Northern Border and Canada

Release Date: 
April 15, 2009

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Contact: 202-282-8010

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Jane Holl Lute will travel to Buffalo, N.Y., and Ottawa, Canada, on April 15-16 to tour Northern border operations, talk with state and local law enforcement and hold conversations with Canadian officials. Deputy Secretary Lute will be accompanied by Under Secretary-designate for the National Protection and Programs Directorate Rand Beers.

On Wednesday, Deputy Secretary Lute will visit the Buffalo Port of Entry, tour the Peace Bridge and meet with local officials. She will then travel to Ottawa to meet with Canadian government officials on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday.

Details of Deputy Secretary Lute’s trip to the Northern border and Canada:

11:10 AM EDTPhoto Opportunity and Press Availability
Peace Bridge
1 Peace Bridge Plaza
Buffalo, New York

OPEN PRESS *

* A B-roll opportunity for still and video photographers only will occur at 11:10 a.m. EDT. Photographers must arrive no later than 11 a.m. EDT. A press availability will follow at 11:55 AM EDT. All media wishing to attend must RSVP to kevin.corsaro@dhs.gov by 9 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 15. Media parking is available at the Peace Bridge Administration Building parking lot off Busti Avenue (just past the “yield” sign across from the Episcopal Church Home is a driveway marked “Peace Bridge Parking.”)

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