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Keeping Threats Out of the Country: A Department-Wide Approach

Keeping Threats Out of the Country

DHS is enforcing the presidential proclamations at and between air, land, and sea ports of entry, alerting the Department’s CDC partners to any individuals who require enhanced health screening.

Every day, 150-200 total CBPOs assist with the screening efforts at the 13 funneling locations. Between the Ports of Entry, BPAs are monitoring all persons in their custody who meet the CDC’s COVID-19 travel history guidelines for additional referral and screening. CWMD has more than 500 trained screeners and employs approximately 95 screeners per day across the 13 airports.

CBP Hard at Work

In this video, DHS Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf thanks the men and women of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), who are battling the coronavirus pandemic on the front lines across the country, risking their own health and safety to protect our borders and ports of entry. Acting Secretary Wolf lets CBP officers and agents know that he and the Department support them 100 percent during this difficult time while they perform their crucial missions.​​

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Last Published Date: May 27, 2020

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