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Media Advisory: CBP Continues Travel Media Virtual Roundtable Series with Focus on Trusted Traveler Programs

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WASHINGTON--U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continues its virtual roundtable series March 23 at 11 a.m. The purpose of this series is to inform local and national media who have an interest in international travel. The series will focus on a specific program every two weeks and will include time for questions and answers from the media.CBP logo

On March 23, CBP will discuss the Trusted Traveler Programs, including Global Entry, NEXUS, and SENTRI. Topics will include an overview of partner countries, Global Entry Expansion, program benefits for security and the traveler, and Global Entry NextGen. Also included will be updates on enrollment and interviews, and related technology. Following speaker remarks, there will be a brief period for media to ask questions.

WHO:              Participants:     

  • XD Matthew Davies, Executive Director, CBP Admissibility, Passenger Programs
  • Director Michael Millich, Director, CBP Trusted Traveler Programs
  • Rhonda Lawson, Office of Public Affairs

WHAT:           Overview and Update of Trusted Traveler Programs

WHEN:           March 23, 2022, 11 a.m. EST

  • Please join 15 minutes early to allow time for verification and admission of attendees.

WHERE:         Join via Microsoft Teams on March 9 here:  Virtual Media Roundtable Series: TTP

  • When joining the event, you will be prompted to enter your name.  You must type your news media organization in the same box as your first and last name in order to be admitted to the event.
  • Smart phones may require downloading of the Microsoft Teams app in order to join the event as a guest.

RSVP:             To attend the event March 23, RSVP BY 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, to CBPMediaEvents@cbp.dhs.gov with your first and last name and news media organization.

A subsequent media advisory will be issued for the final roundtable in this series:

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  • Nidhi Singla, (A) Deputy Executive Director, Ag Safeguarding & Risk Mgmt 
  • Rhyan Tompkins, Senior Wildlife Inspector (USFWS)
  • Daniel Sahakian, Senior Wildlife Inspector (USFWS)
  • Nicole L. Russo, PhD., Director; Quarantine Policy, Analysis, and Support (APHIS)
  • Carlo Cortina/Aaron Bowker, OFO Communications
  • Rhonda Lawson, Office of Public Affairs
Last Modified: March 21, 2022