CBP has changed their policy on deferred inspection of Legal Permanent Residents with criminal convictions, commencing October 1, 2009. LPRs may now be issued an… Read More »Policy on legal permanent residents with criminal convictions
On 9/11/09 Texas Governor Rick Perry announced the addition of highly skilled Ranger recon teams will operate along the Mexican border. The Rangers will identify… Read More »Texas Governor Adds Ranger Recon Teams to Border
CBP announced that the US-VISIT allowed them to catch an individual attempting to pass themselves off as a returning asylee on 3/6/09. Primary inspection with… Read More »US-VISIT Results in Apprehension of Imposter at Border
(.pdf 32 KB) On 9/3/09 CBP announced the selection of Elizabeth Holden for the position of Deputy Executive Director for the Secure Border Initiative Program.
On 9/1/09 CBP and the Port of Seattle demonstrated Global Entry, a new clearance system for international air travelers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Global Entry… Read More »CBP Debuts Global Entry Program at Seattle Airport
DHS now offers a social network website that allows for an open dialogue with a wide network of people interested in Southwest border issues. The… Read More »DHS Creates Social Networking Website Called “Our Border”
DHS Secretary Napolitano announced August 27, 2009, new directives to enhance and clarify oversight for searches of computers and other electronic media at U.S. ports… Read More »DHS Announces New Directives on Border Searches of Electronic Media