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Testimony - 117th Congress

Congress often asks CBP leadership and management to testify about the agency’s operations and activities related to border security, trade, and travel. This page includes Congressional testimony from the current session, the 117th Congress, from January 3, 2021-January 2, 2023. For previous testimony, please visit the Congressional Testimony Archive.

Date Hearing Title Summary
July 27, 2022 Assessing CBP's Use of Facial Recognition Technology Statement for the Record, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, for a hearing before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
May 24, 2022 Examining DHS' Efforts to Improve Processing for International Visitors Testimony of Carlos Martel, Director of Field Operations, Los Angeles Field Office, for a field hearing in Las Vegas, NV, before the House Committee on Homeland Security
May 18, 2022 Examining DHS' Efforts to Combat the Opioid Epidemic Testimony of Pete Flores, Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, for a hearing before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations

May 11, 2022

Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Testimony of Commissioner Chris Magnus for a hearing before the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security

May 5, 2022

Securing and Ensuring Order on the Southwest Border

Testimony of Acting Chief Operating Officer Benjamine "Carry" Huffman for a hearing before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

March 31, 2022

Assessing the Department of Homeland Security's Efforts to Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Testimony of Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Air and Marine Operations, for a hearing before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability, and Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security

March 14, 2022

Addressing the Evolving Threat of Illegal Drug Trafficking to Our Communities

Testimony of Assistant Director Field Operations Michael Manning, Office of Field Operations, for a hearing before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight 

March 2, 2022

Examining the Court-Ordered Reimplementation of the Remain in Mexico Policy

Testimony of Acting Chief Operating Officer Benjamine "Carry" Huffman for a hearing before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation and Operations

November 17, 2021

Federal Government Perspective: Improving Security, Trade, and Travel Flows at the Southwest Border Ports of Entry

Testimony of Diane Sabatino, Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, for a hearing before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Government Operations and Border Management

July 28, 2021

DHS's Efforts to Disrupt Transnational Criminal Organizations in Central America

Testimony of Francis J. Russo, Acting Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Operations Support, for a hearing before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Oversight, Management and Accountability

June 10, 2021

Unaccompanied Children at the Border: Federal Response and the Way Forward

Testimony of Benjamine “Carry” Huffman, Executive Assistant Commissioner Enterprise Services, for a hearing before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, & Operations

May 19, 2021

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Resource Management and Operational Priorities

Testimony of Troy Miller, CBP Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Commissioner,  for a hearing before the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Homeland Security, on CBP operations and priorities.

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  • Last Modified: August 29, 2022