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CBP Access: A Newsletter for Members of Congress and Staff

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

Members of Congress and Staff: If you are interested in subscribing to the CBP Access email distribution list, please send an email to OCAInquiry@cbp.dhs.gov or call the Office of Congressional Affairs at (202) 344-1760.

Volume 3, Issue 9 - June 27, 2014
CBP Releases Use of Force Policy Handbook and Police Executive Research Forum Report; Pay Reform and Port Security: CBP Testifies at Two Senate Hearings; CBP Intercepts Over $1 Million in Counterfeit Guitars; CBP International Training Program in Panama Conducts First Search and Rescue Academy; CBP Enforcement News

Volume 3, Issue 8 - May 22, 2014
Commissioner Kerlikowske Meets with Community Stakeholders; CBP Conducts International Border Interdiction Training in Budapest; U.S. and Uruguay Sign Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement; U.S. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Card Program; CBP Enforcement News

Volume 3, Issue 7 - May 1, 2014
CBP Commissioner Meets with Trade and Security Officials in Mexico; Border Patrol Agents Assist HSI in Houston Stash House Investigation; CBP, HSI Release FY 2013 IPR Numbers; Jordan to Participate in Container Security Initiative; Arrival/Departure History Now Available on I-94 Website

Volume 3, Issue 6 - April 11, 2014
On the Hill: Recent Hearings Highlight CBP's FY 2015 Budget Request, Authorization, Southwest Border Technology, and Passport Security; CBP Expands Public Private Parterships, Plans Locations for 2,000 New Officers; CBP Enforcement News

Volume 3, Issue 5 - March 12, 2014
R. Gil Kerlikowske Sworn in as CBP Commissioner; DHS Announces Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request; DHS Finalizes Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards; CBP Training and Collaboration Results in $58 Million Honduras Cocaine Seizure

Volume 3, Issue 4 - February 28, 2014
Streamlining the Export/Import Process for America’s Businesses; CBP Begins Redeployment of the Tethered Aerostat Radar System in Puerto Rico; Protecting the United States from Foreign Animal Diseases; Blue Lightning Initiative: Partnering with Airlines to Combat Human Trafficking

Volume 3, Issue 3 - February 11, 2014
Implementing the ACE Single Window; Inside CBP’s National Targeting Center; CBP On the Hill: Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime; TECS Modernization

Volume 3, Issue 2 - January 24, 2014
CBP Releases Fiscal Year 2013 Statistics; Automated Passport Control Arrives at Sea-Tac; Illicit Cross-Border Tunnel Discovered in Nogales, AZ; VIDEO: A Look Inside a CBP’s Front Royal Canine Training Center

Volume 3, Issue 1 - January 6, 2014
CBP Raises the Stakes in South Texas; Phase I of Cargo Pre-inspection Pilot Concludes; CBP Receives Light Enforcement Helicopters; CBP Intercepts $10M Shipment of Counterfeit Headphones; Event: 2014 East Coast Trade Symposium; Event: One DHS Day on the Hill

Volume 2, Issue 21 - December 20, 2013
U.S., Morocco Sign Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement; CBP Signs Partnership Agreements for Expanded Services; On the Hill: Credible Fear and Asylum; CBP and DHS Meet with Tohono O’odham Nation Leaders; CBP to Expand Filing of Joint Customs Declarations; Registration Open: 2014 East Coast Trade Symposium

Volume 2, Issue 20 - December 6, 2013
On the Hill: CBP Testifies Before Three House Committees; Border Crossing Cards and B1/B2 Visas; What Does a Secure Maritime Border Look Like?; Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime at DHS; Lethal Highs: CBP Labs Protect America from Designer Drugs

Volume 2, Issue 19 - November 15, 2013
CBP Assumes Operational Control of Tethered Aerostat Radar Systems (TARS); CBP Agriculture Specialists Intercept Asian Citrus Psyllids; Texas Hold ’Em Initiative Sees Continued Success; Travel Smart this Holiday Season; Rescheduled: 2013 East Coast Trade Symposium

Volume 2, Issue 18 - October 25, 2013
CBP On the Hill: Implementing Biometric Exit; CBP Interdicts $210 Million MSRP in Counterfeit Handbags; CBP Thwarts Ultra-Light Smugglers with Technology and Coordination; CBP Donates Intercepted Corals to the National Aquarium in Baltimore; Postponed: 2013 East Coast Trade Symposium

Volume 2, Issue 17 - September 27, 2013
CBP East Coast Trade Symposium; CBP Dedicates Detroit Vessel in Honor of Brian A. Terry; CBP, Aeroports de Montreal Introduce Automated Passport Control Kiosks; Extended: CBP Officer Job Opportunity Announcement

Volume 2, Issue 16 - September 6, 2013
CBP, Consumer Product Safety Commission Collaborate on Import Seizure; CBP Air and Marine Operations Center Celebrates 25 Years; Downtown DC Global Entry Enrollment Center Processes 10,000th Applicant; Border Patrol Breaks Ground on New Station in Detroit

Volume 2, Issue 15 - August 23, 2013
Trade Advisory Committee Focuses on ACE, ACAS and the Export Process; CBP, German Customs Collaborate on Pharmaceutical Seizure; CBP, Chicago Department of Aviation Launch Self-Service Kiosks at O’Hare Airport; Global Entry Eligibility Expanded to Germany, Qatar, Republic of Korea, and United Kingdom

Volume 2, Issue 14 - August 9, 2013
U.S., China Partner for Joint Intellectual Property Enforcement Operation; CBP Embarks on New Public-Private Partnerships; Fighting Fraud: CBP Laboratories and Scientific Services; CBP P-3 Aircraft Receive Midlife Upgrade; CBP Officer Job Opportunity Announcement

Volume 2, Issue 13 - July 26, 2013
CBP, Federal Maritime Commission Agree to Share ACE Data; CBP on the Hill: The Abu Dhabi Preclearance Facility; Protecting our Northern Border: Enhancing Collaboration and Building Local Partnerships; New Public Service Announcement Promotes Awareness of Human Trafficking; Coming Soon: CBP Officer Job Opportunity Announcement

Volume 2, Issue 12 - July 12, 2013
Acting Commissioner Provides Progress Report on CBP Trade Initiatives; Border Patrol Rescues Migrants with Life-Threatening Heat Injuries; United States and Canada Release Progress Report on Facilitating Cross-Border Business; Border Security Oversight: Identifying and Responding to Current Threats

Volume 2, Issue 11 - June 28, 2013
Beyond the Border Pre-Inspection and Infrastructure Initiatives; CBP On the Hill: Federal Government-Issued Biometric IDs; Blue Lightning: CBP and DOT Partner with the Aviation Industry to Fight Human Smuggling; Automated Passport Control: Improving Travel Efficiency

Volume 2, Issue 10 - June 14, 2013
CBP Hosts Trade Advisory Committee; CBP to Open the Final Three Centers of Excellence and Expertise; Global Entry On-Site Enrollment Opportunity: Exclusively for Congress; IPR Center Open House; CBP Disrupts $500 Million in Cocaine Smuggling Attempts

Volume 2, Issue 9 - May 31, 2013
United States and Canada Release Phase I Entry/Exit Project Report; CBP On the Hill: Visa Security and Overstays; CBP Seizes Banned African Elephant Ivory Jewelry; VIDEO: A Decade of Progressive Excellence in Border Security

Volume 2, Issue 8 - May 17, 2013
CBP Announces Reimbursable Services Program; CBP On the Hill: Border Security Provisions in S.744; CBP Begins Rollout of Automated Form I-94; the Spring Issue of Frontline

Volume 2, Issue 7 - May 3, 2013
Secretary Napolitano Announces Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request; CBP Releases Resource Optimization Report; CBP Announces Expansion of its Test for Centers of Excellence and Expertise; One DHS Day on the Hill; A Decade of Progressive Excellence in Travel

Volume 2, Issue 6 - March 22, 2013
CBP Advisory Council Kicks Off New Term; CBP On the Hill: Measuring Outcomes to Understand the State of Border Security; CBP Enforcement News; CBP 10 Years Later; A Day in the Life of Homeland Security

Volume 2, Issue 5 - March 8, 2013
CBP On the Hill: What Does a Secure Border Look Like?; DHS On the Hill: Sequestration and Commonsense Immigration Reform; CBP Enforcement News; CBP Expands Global Entry, Adds Enrollment Centers; CBP Processes Cruise Ship Passengers at Sea

Volume 2, Issue 4 - February 15, 2013
CBP’s FY 2012 Fiscal Year in Review; 2012 Trade Transformation Accomplishments; CBP Seizes Counterfeit NFL Super Bowl Jerseys; P-3 Aircraft Operations Intercept Cocaine Smugglers; CBP Officers Apprehend Meth Smuggler; U.S., EU Fully Implement Mutual Recognition Decision

Volume 2, Issue 3 - February 1, 2013
FY 2012 Intellectual Property Rights Seizure Statistics; U.S., Mexico Sign Trusted Trader Joint Work Plan; CBP Enforcement News; New Recovery Act-Funded Land Port of Entry; Winter 2013 Issue of Frontline Magazine

Volume 2, Issue 2 - January 18, 2013
2013 C-TPAT Conference; U.S. Harmonizes Value Thresholds with Canada; CBP 101 Event; CBP Enforcement News; New Land Port of Entry; National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Volume 2, Issue 1 - January 4, 2013
Canada, U.S. Release Beyond the Border Progress Report; Mexico, U.S. Combat Counterfeit Goods; CBP Enforcement News; 2013 C-TPAT Conference; VIDEO: CBP Frontline News — East Coast Trade Symposium; VIDEO: CBP Frontline News — Border Wars Premier

Volume 1, Issue 7 - December 21, 2012
COAC Holds Public Meeting; CBP and Israeli Customs Sign Joint Work Plan; CBP Enforcement News; 2013 C-TPAT Conference; CBP Increases Informal Entry Limit to $2,500; VIDEO: CBP Centers of Excellence and Expertise; Frequently Asked Questions

Volume 1, Issue 6 - December 7, 2012
2012 East Coast Trade Symposium; New Centers of Excellence and Expertise; CBP Enforcement News; New Border Patrol Station in Ajo, Arizona; International Holiday Travel — Know Before You Go...; CBP and Taiwan Agree to Cargo Security Standards

Volume 1, Issue 5 - November 23, 2012
Non-Intrusive Vehicle Inspection; Hurricane Recovery Operations; CBP Enforcement News; CBP East Coast Trade Symposium; CBP COAC Meeting; Congressional Resources on the CBP Website; New Season of Border Wars

Volume 1, Issue 4 - November 9, 2012
Air Cargo Security: Advance Screening Pilot; Maritime Cargo Security: Beyond the Border; CBP Enforcement News; CBP Responds to Hurricane Sandy; CBP Reschedules East Coast Trade Symposium; CBP Receives Conservation Award

Volume 1, Issue 3 - October 26, 2012
Import Trade Trends; Airbag Investigation; CBP Enforcement News; Trade Symposium Postponed; Cyber Security Awareness Month; Visa Waiver Program

Volume 1, Issue 2 - October 12, 2012
Beyond the Border Phase 1 Pilot; CBP's Top Trade Initiatives; In Remembrance - Border Patrol Agent Nicholas J. Ivie; CBP Enforcement News; CBP Trade News; Global Entry Partnership

Volume 1, Issue 1 - September 28, 2012
Welcome to CBP Access; CBP on the Hill; From the CBP Newsroom; CBP Collaborates with Federal Government and Private Sector Partners on Trade Transformation; The Summer 2012 Issue of Frontline Magazine

 

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