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Written testimony of PLCY, TSA, and CBP for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security hearing titled “Flying Blind: What are the security risks of resuming U.S. Commercial Air Service to Cuba?”

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Policy (PLCY) Assistant Secretary for Border, Immigration, and Trade Policy Seth Stodder, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Office of Global Strategies Assistant Administrator Paul Fujimura, TSA Representative Larry Mizell, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) CBP Office of Field Operations Executive Assistant Commissioner John Wagner address DHS’ role in aviation security as it pertains to commercial air service between the United States and Cuba.

Written testimony of S&T, ICE, and CBP for a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest hearing titled “Why is the Biometric Exit Tracking System Still Not in Place?”

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Homeland Security Advanced Projects Agency Border and Maritime Security Division Director Anh Duong, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations Assistant Director for National Security Investigations Craig Healy, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Deputy Assistant Commissioner John Wagner address DHS’ progress in incorporating biometrics into DHS’ comprehensive entry/exit system in support of DHS’ border security and immigration enforcement missions.

Securing our borders: Biometrics at sea

The U.S. Coast Guard is the first-line protector of our nation’s 95,000 miles of coastline. In its law enforcement mission, verifying the identity of foreign nationals detained aboard a Coast Guard vessel following an interdiction or boarding at sea is especially important. Helping boarding team members to rapidly identify suspected migrants or smugglers at sea is one key piece of technology.

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