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WASHINGTON—On Nov. 4, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson will announce plans to expand air preclearance operations to additional foreign airports at a media event at Newark Liberty International Airport. Through preclearance, each traveler undergoes immigration, customs, and agriculture inspection by U.S. Customs and Border Protection before boarding a direct flight to the United States. Joining the Secretary will be Todd Owen, Executive Assistant Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Paul Fujimura, Assistant Administrator, Transportation Security Administration; and Tom Engle, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of State.
Newark Liberty International Airport
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Federal Inspection Station
3 Brewster Road,
*Credentialed media planning to attend must RSVP with their full name, date of birth, and social security number to ANTHONY.BUCCI@cbp.dhs.govby Thursday, November 3 at 12:00 p.m. EST. On the day of the event, media should arrive by 12:15 PM EDT and enter using door 6 on the arrivals level of Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal C.