Buffalo, N.Y. —As part of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s mission to safeguard the nation’s borders, CBP is offering the following guidance on how to expedite border crossings for travelers returning through Western New York’s ports of entry.
CBP’s overall Resource Optimization Strategy intends to maximize existing resources, identify staffing needs, and explore funding sources to support identified staffing needs. However, CBP also encourages travelers to be prepared and educate themselves on U.S. rules and regulations.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.