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DHS/CBP/PIA-006 Automated Targeting System

CBP operates the Automated Targeting System (ATS).  ATS is a decision support tool that compares traveler, cargo, and conveyance information against law enforcement, intelligence, and other enforcement data using risk-based scenarios and assessments. CBP is updating this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) to notify the public about ATS user interface enhancements for passenger vetting (known as Unified Passenger or UPAX), the use of ATS for vetting new populations, vetting of master crew member list and master non-crew member list data collected under 19 CFR. 122.49c, and several new information sharing initiatives, including between the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and CBP to enhance the identification of possible threats and to assist in securing the border and transportation security.

January 2017. Addendum Update May 2020.

Associated SORN(s):

  • DHS/CBP-006 Automated Targeting System
Created Date: September 24, 2014
Last Published Date: May 6, 2021
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