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References and Reports

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CBP References

117th Congress Toolkit (Congressional Staff Resources)
OCA is committed to ensuring Congress is kept informed of CBP’s complex policies, programs, and operations. To assist you, we have developed a special resource for the 117th Congress, which provides quick access to valuable information about CBP and information to support inquiries from your constituents.


What you need to know about CODELs and STAFFDELs  before you go.

Constituent Correspondence Guide
This guide will help expedite the submission and processing of Congressional correspondence.

Media Releases
A searchable list of media releases from the CBP newsroom

Stats and Summaries
Recent CBP statistics and activities spanning a wide variety of topics, including seizures and enforcement, Southwest border migration, custody and transfer, Migrant Protection Protocols, Office of Trade revenue collections and recent trade remedies

CBP Snapshot
A fact sheet featuring CBP's mission, organization, resources and programs as well as CBP officers and agents accomplish in an average day to ensure the security of our national borders.

DHS References

DHS Budget Documents
A listing of Department of Homeland Security budget documents from FY 2003 to FY 2021, including budget in briefs and Congressional justifications

DHS Inspector General Reports
A listing of all DHS IG reports regarding CBP

DHS Privacy Documents
A list of all privacy documents (PIA, SORN, etc.) for CBP

Public Laws

List of public laws passed by the 115th and 116th Congress and signed into law

Recent Legislation
A searchable database of legislation that has been signed into law and published in the Federal Register

Other Relevant Federal Agency Reports

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
A list of CBO reports, cost estimates, and other documents applicable to Homeland Security  

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
A searchable database of GAO reports



Last Modified: Jan 10, 2022