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  • Snapshot: A Summary of CBP Facts and Figures
    This document briefly covers Key Leaders, History, Daily Facts and Figures, Top Responsibilities, as well as Key Programs and Initiatives of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
    2015-02
    2005KB

Government Reports

  • Beyond the Border Implementation Report [December 2013]
    "The United States and Canada are deeply interconnected by history, geography, and our people. We have the largest bilateral trading relationship in the world, with two-way trade in goods and services of over $700 billion in 2… more
    2013-12
    135KB
  • Border Security: Immigration Enforcement Between Ports of Entry [April 19, 2016]
    "Border enforcement is a core element of the Department of Homeland Security's effort to control unauthorized migration, with the U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) within the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as the lead agency… more
    Argueta, Carla N.
    2016-04-19
    998KB
  • Border Security: Opportunities Exist to Strengthen Collaborative Mechanisms along the Southwest Border, Report to the Chairman, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives
    "According to DHS's CBP [Customs and Border Protection], Arizona and South Texas represent some of the highest-threat areas along the southwest border for illegal entrants and smuggling. DHS and CBP coordinate border security … more
    2014-06-27
    2943KB
  • Border Security: Understanding Threats at U.S. Borders [February 21, 2013]
    "The United States confronts a wide array of threats at U.S. borders, ranging from terrorists who may have weapons of mass destruction, to transnational criminals smuggling drugs or counterfeit goods, to unauthorized migrants … more
    Rosenblum, Marc R.; Bjelopera, Jerome P.; Finklea, Kristin M.
    2013-02-21
    912KB
  • Borders and Borderlands in the Americas
    "The sheer variation across the Americas in terms of cross-border flows of persons, goods, and data has created a highly complex set of challenges for states and non-state actors in this hemisphere. Globalization has accelerat… more
    Sotomayor, Arturo; Jaskoski, Maiah, 1977-; Trinkunas, Harold A.
    2012-08
    451KB
  • CBP Border Security Report: Fiscal Year 2014
    "As the agency charged with safeguarding America's borders, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plays a vital role in protecting the national security of the United States. This report summarizes CBP's fiscal year 2014 bo… more
    2014-12-19
    238KB
  • ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations Report: Fiscal Year 2014 [December 19, 2014]
    "This report summarizes U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 civil immigration enforcement and removal operations. ICE shares responsibility for enforcing the Nation's civil immigration laws w… more
    2014-12-19
    322KB
  • Interplay of Borders, Turf, Cyberspace, and Jurisdiction: Issues Confronting U.S. Law Enforcement [July 20, 2012]
    "Savvy criminals constantly develop new techniques to target U.S. persons, businesses, and interests. Individual criminals as well as broad criminal networks exploit geographic borders, criminal turf, cyberspace, and law enfor… more
    Finklea, Kristin M.
    2012-07-20
    505KB
  • Securing America's Borders: The Role of the Intelligence Community [December 7, 2010]
    "Maintaining the security of U.S. borders is a fundamental responsibility of the federal government. Various border security missions are assigned to the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, and other fed… more
    Best, Richard A.
    2010-12-07
    183KB
  • Securing America's Borders: The Role of the Military [February 25, 2013]
    "The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is charged with preventing the entry of terrorists, securing the borders, and carrying out immigration enforcement functions. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)… more
    Mason, R. Chuck
    2013-02-25
    224KB

Hearings & Testimony

  • Challenges at the Border: Examining the Causes, Consequences, and Responses to the Rise in Apprehensions at the Southern Border, Hearing Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, Second Session, July 9, 2014
    This hearing is testimony from the July 9, 2014 hearing on "Challenges at the Border: Examining the Causes, Consequences, and Responses to the Rise in Apprehensions at the Southern Border" held before the Senate Committee on H… more
    2014-07-09
    548KB
  • Serial No. 113-63: Authorizing Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, Second Session, April 8, 2014
    This is from the April 8, 2014 hearing on "Authorizing Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement," held before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security. From the statement of… more
    2014
    249KB
  • Serial No. 113-66: Asylum Fraud: Abusing America's Compassion? Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, Second Session, February 11, 2014
    This is the March 12, 2014 hearing on "Asylum Fraud: Abusing America's Compassion?" held before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary. From the opening statement of B… more
    2014
  • Serial No. 113-84: One Flight Away: An Examination of the Threat Posed by ISIS Terrorists with Western Passports, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, Second Session, September 10, 2014
    This testimony is from the September 10, 2014, hearing on "One Flight Away: An Examination of the Threat Posed by ISIS Terrorists with Western Passports," held before the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security. From the sta… more
    2015
    293KB

Plans & Strategies

  • 2012 - 2016 Border Patrol Strategic Plan
    "The 2012-2016 Strategic Plan supports national-level strategies, such as the President's Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime and the National Drug Control Strategy; departmental strategies, in particular the Quad… more
    2012?
    10036KB
  • ICE Strategic Plan FY 2010-2014
    "Between fiscal years (FY) 2010 and 2014, ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) will prioritize its efforts on the first three homeland security missions identified in the 2010 Quadrennial Homeland Security Report: (1) prev… more
    2010
    273KB
  • Northern Border Strategy
    "The U.S.-Canada border is the longest common border in the world, and it joins two nations that enjoy one of the world's strongest relationships. With communities and businesses that reach both sides of the border, the econom… more
    2012-06
    1278KB
  • Secure Borders, Safe Travel, Legal Trade: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Fiscal Year 2009-2014 Strategic Plan
    "A number of factors have significantly influenced the content of this strategic plan. CBP [Customs and Border Protection] is the Nation's frontline border agency with the dual mission of securing the Nation's borders while fac… more
    2009-07
    1492KB
  • Vision and Strategy 2020: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Strategic Plan
    "The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Vision and Strategy 2020 firmly establishes CBP's role as the national leader in safeguarding our borders and promoting economic prosperity. The strategy provides the foundation fo… more
    2015-03
    54916KB

Theses

  • Intelligence-Driven Border Security: A Promethean View of U.S. Border Patrol Intelligence Operations
    From the thesis abstract: "Transnational criminal networks will continue to evolve. The United States Border Patrol's (USBP) intelligence-driven planning, resourcing, and operations need to be responsive to the constant evolut… more
    Chavez, Gloria I.
    2015-12
    1378KB
  • Re-Casting the U.S.-Mexico Border Security Net
    From the thesis abstract: "The terrorist attack in 2001 left the United States with a sense of vulnerability and generated both demand and need to protect the nation. Fortifying the border has created diminishing returns. In a… more
    Cory, Bettina J.
    2014-03
    1597KB

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