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Commissioner Testifies on CBP's FY 2016 Budget

On April 23, 2015, Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske testified before the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security, for a hearing on CBP’s FY 2016 Budget. In his written statement, Commissioner Kerlikowske discussed how CBP is using the resources provided by Congress efficiently and effectively, and demonstrated how the FY 2016 Budget supports CBP’s continued commitment to national and economic security by strengthening frontline capabilities and optimizing resources. A video of the hearing is available on the Subcommittee's website. Please contact OCA for additional information.

CBP Access: A Newsletter for Members of Congress and Staff

CBP Access is a biweekly electronic newsletter developed by the Office of Congressional Affairs for Members of Congress and staff.

Global Entry Congressional Enrollment Event

On July 23 and 24, 2013, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) hosted a Global Entry Mobile Enrollment Event on the Hill exclusively for Members of Congress and their staff.

Congressional Staffer Academies

The CBP Congressional Staffer Academies (CSA) are a semi-annual, Congressional outreach program designed to increase Congress’ knowledge of the varied responsibilities of CBP by providing an informative, field experience for congressional staff.