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Congressional Testimony - 116th Congress

July 28, 2020Part 1: Protecting the Reliability of the U.S. Medical Supply Chain During the COVID-19 PandemicWritten testimony of Thomas F. Overacker, Executive Director of Cargo and Conveyance Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, for a Senate Committee on Finance hearing
June 25, 2020CBP Oversight: Examining the Evolving Challenges Facing the AgencyWritten testimony of Acting Commissioner Mark A. Morgan for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs hearing
March 4, 2020

From SARS to Coronavirus: Examining the Role of Global Aviation in Containing the Spread of Infectious Disease

Written testimony of Acting Commissioner Mark A. Morgan for a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing
February 27, 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Budget Request for FY2021

Written testimony of Acting Commissioner Mark A. Morgan for a House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security hearing
February 6, 2020About Face: Examining the Department of Homeland Security's Use of Facial Recognition and Other Biometric Technologies, Part IIWritten testimony of Deputy Assistant Executive Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, John P. Wagner, for a House Homeland Security Committee hearing
January 14, 2020Assessing the Adequacy of DHS Efforts to Prevent Child Deaths in CustodyWritten testimony of Chief of Law Enforcement Operations, Brian S. Hastings, for a House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation & Operations hearing
November 13, 2019Unprecedented Migration at the U.S. Southern Border: The Year in ReviewWritten testimony of  Acting Commissioner Mark A. Morgan for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing
September 24, 2019Oversight of the Trump Administration's Family Separation PolicyWritten testimony of U.S. Border Patrol Chief, Carla L. Provost for a House Committee on the Judiciary hearing
September 19, 2019Protecting Unaccompanied Children: The Ongoing Impact of the Trump Administration's Cruel PoliciesWritten testimony of Acting Deputy Chief of Law Enforcement Operational Programs, Law Enforcement Operations Directorate, U.S. Border Patrol, John R. Modlin, for a House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Reform hearing
July 30, 2019Unprecedented Migration at the U.S. Southern Border: What is Required to Improve Conditions?Written testimony of Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing
July 25, 2019Oversight of Family Separation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Short-Term Custody Under the Trump AdministrationWritten testimony of Chief of Law Enforcement Operations Directorate, U.S. Border Patrol, Brian S. Hastings, for a House Committee on the Judiciary hearing.
July 24, 2019U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol OversightWritten testimony of Border Patrol Chief Carla L. Provost for a House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security hearing
July 16, 2019Oversight of Federal Efforts to Combat the Spread of Illicit FentanylWritten testimony of Executive Director, Cargo and Conveyance Security, Office of Field Operations, Thomas. F. Overacker, for a House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing
July 10, 2019About Face: Examining the Department of Homeland Security's Use of Facial Recognition and Other Biometric TechnologiesWritten testimony of Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, John Wagner, for a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing
June 26, 2019Unprecedented Migration at the U.S. Southern Border: The Exploitation of Migrants Through Smuggling, Trafficking, and Involuntary ServitudeWritten testimony of Chief of Law Enforcement Operations Directorate, U.S. Border Patrol, Brian S. Hastings, and Executive Director for Operations, Field Operations Randy Howe for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing
June 20, 2019Examining the Department of Defense's Deployment to the U.S.-Mexico BorderWritten testimony of Border Patrol Chief Carla L. Provost for a House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations hearing
May 9, 2019A Review of the FY 2020 Budget Request for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration ServicesWritten testimony of Deputy Commissioner Robert E. Perez for a House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations hearing
May 8, 2019At the Breaking Point: the Humanitarian and Security Crisis at our Southern BorderWritten testimony of U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla L. Provost; Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, Todd C. Owen; and Director, Joint Task Force-West, Department of Homeland Security, Manuel Padilla Jr., for a Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration hearing
April 9, 2019Unprecedented Migration at the U.S. Southern Border: Perspectives from the FrontlineWritten testimony of Executive Director for Operations, Office of Field Operations, Randy Howe and U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector Chief Rodolfo Karisch for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing
April 2, 2019Supporting a Fact-Based Approach to Preventing Terrorist Travel to the United StatesWritten testimony of National Targeting Center - Passenger Operations Director Donald Conroy and National Vetting Center Director Monte Hawkins for a House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations, Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism hearing
March 7, 2019CBP Workforce Challenges: Exploring Solutions to Address Recruitment and RetentionWritten testimony of Enterprise Services Acting Executive Assistant Commissioner Benjamine "Carry" Huffman and U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector Chief Rodolfo Karisch for a House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability hearing
March 6, 2019The Way Forward on Border SecurityWritten testimony of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen for a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing
March 6, 2019Oversight of Customs and Border Protection's Response to the Smuggling of Persons at the Southern BorderWritten testimony of Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan for a Senate Committee on the Judiciary hearing
February 26, 2019Oversight of the Trump Administration's Family Separation PolicyWritten testimony of Border Patrol Chief Carla L. Provost for a House Committee on the Judiciary hearing
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August 20, 2020