Travelers Should Expect Minimal Processing Delays
SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is advising the traveling public of a scheduled large-scale operational readiness exercise that may result in minimal processing delays at San Ysidro port of entry. The exercise is planned to begin Thursday, November 22 at approximately 2:00 p.m. PST and last 10 minutes. During the exercise, the traveling public should be aware of high visibility operations.
CBP is continually assessing the capabilities of our facilities and have been making - and will continue to make - necessary preparations. These include participating in operational readiness exercises and the mobilization of resources as needed to ensure the facilitation of lawful trade and travel.
CBP’s highest priority is the safety and security of the American people, the traveling public, CBP personnel and the communities in which we serve.
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 official ports of entry. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.