WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Thomas Winkowski announced on Friday the appointment of a new CBP User Fee Advisory Committee. The Committee advises the Commissioner of CBP on issues related to trade and immigration user fees, port staffing levels, and inspectional services.
The committee members represent the trade and travel industries that pay a customs, immigration, or agriculture user fee. The CBP User Fee Advisory Committee members are:
The new committee members will serve until June 2015.
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.