A top Customs and Border Protection official said an investigation into a subcontractor’s handling of images taken of travelers crossing the U.S.-Mexico could result in criminal or civil charges.
If you’ve been surprised by how smoothly airport processing can be for international travel, you might want to thank this individual.
A current collaboration on facial recognition technology between the Transportation Security Administration and Customs and Border Protection will eventually scale to all domestic air travel.
How is the mission of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations?What are CBP’s key strategic priorities? How is CBP pursuing innovative security strategies? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with John Wagner, Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Biometric identification systems have been central to cutting re-entry from hours to minutes. CBP is working to upgrade its systems.
The House Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee questioned executives from Customs and Border Protection, the General Services Administration and the National Treasury Employees Union about the current status of and challenges to CBP’s hiring, retention and infrastructure.
Customs and Border Protection had a problem: how to heighten security while grappling with rising international travel. If you traveled abroad prior to 2008, you probably remember the long wait times and seemingly overwhelmed customs officers. In stepped John Wagner, the Deputy Assistant Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection. He helped streamline the process, and was named one of this year’s 33 Service to America Medal finalists. He spoke with Tom Temin on the Federal Drive about his work.
John Wagner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection implemented two groundbreaking initiatives that streamlined the screening process at airports.
Customs and Border Protection has brought a new service to Washington Dulles International Airport. Passengers can expect speedier trips through customs inspection thanks to passport kiosks. John Wagner is the acting assistant commissioner of the Office of Field Operations at CBP. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the program resulting in the kiosk installation.
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