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Joint Task Force (JTF)
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations International Operations Assistant Director Raymond Villanueva addresses the mission of ICE, its efforts to identify, disrupt, and dismantle transnational criminal organizations, and its information sharing initiatives dedicated to combatting them.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly addresses DHS’ crucial missions of protecting the homeland and securing our nation’s borders.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Paul Beeson, Director of DHS Joint Task Force – West addresses the evolving drug smuggling tactics and techniques used by transnational criminal organizations and how CBP is working to meet this threat and secure the Nation’s borders.
I thank the President and Congress for the passage of this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, which includes provisions to codify key components of our Department’s Unity of Effort initiative launched in 2014: Joint Task Forces for border and maritime security.
I am pleased to announce that last week I appointed Paul A. Beeson as the new Director of Joint Task Force-West (JTF-West). In this role, Director Beeson will oversee and coordinate the Department’s activities for our southwest land border.
“In June 2016, apprehensions by the Border Patrol on our southwest border – an indicator of total attempts to cross the border illegally – decreased from the levels we saw in May and April. Year to date, apprehensions are somewhat higher than in FY 2015, but significantly lower than FY 2014 and FY 2013:
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) addresses CBP U.S. Border Patrol’s access to, and use of, Federal lands as part of CBP’s critical border security mission.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Deputy Commissioner Kevin McAleenan addresses how CBP is using the resources provided by Congress efficiently and effectively, and demonstrates how the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request supports CBP’s continued commitment to keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the United States, securing the border, and facilitating lawful international trade and travel.
I congratulate all the law enforcement personnel who participated in Operation Safe Haven. Today, more than a year of hard work has paid off, and those responsible for perpetrating modern day slavery in the United States are being brought to justice.