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 DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson for a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security hearing on the President’s FY 2016 budget request for the Department of Homeland Security
March 26, 2015
Written testimony of PLCY Assistant Secretary for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing titled “Securing the Border: Understanding and Addressing the Root Causes of Central American Migration to the United States”
March 25, 2015
March 20, 2015