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Statement from CBP Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske on the Retirement of Border Patrol Chief Michael J. Fisher

Release Date: 
October 16, 2015

WASHINGTON— I congratulate Border Patrol Chief Mike Fisher on his retirement after 28 years of service to the country.  I am personally indebted to Chief Fisher for his partnership and leadership on the many important issues confr

Commissioner Kerlikowske’s Remarks for The National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) Government Affairs Conference

Release Date: 
September 28, 2015

Thank you, Geoff, for that warm welcome. I’d also like to thank the association’s Executive Vice President Barbara Reilly, as well as the NCBFAA Board of Directors, officers, and members.

Statement from Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske on the Interim Report by the CBP Integrity Advisory Panel

Release Date: 
July 1, 2015

I would like to thank the Integrity Advisory Panel – co-chaired by Karen Tandy and Bill Bratton – for their hard work and commitment to helping make a more transparent and accountable CBP.  With the full support of Secretary Johnson, we formed thi


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