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CBP unveils new highly sophisticated radiation portal monitors that scan cargo shipments in Jersey City, N.J. to better prevent the smuggling of radiological materials used in nuclear and radiological dispersal services (for example, "dirty bombs") through U.S. seaports.

DHS moves Air and Marine Operations from Immigration and Customs Enforcement to CBP.

The first and second air branches of the northern border become operational in Bellingham, Washington and Plattsburg, New York.

CBP Partners with the Food and Drug Administration to establish the 24/7 Prior Notice Center to assess the risks of imported food shipments.

Wednesday, December 31, 2003 - 19:00