TITLE

BORDER SECURITY: Despite Progress, Weaknesses in Traveler Inspections Exist at Our Nation's Ports of Entry

AUTHOR(S)
Stana, Richard M.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/ 3/2008, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the weakness in operation of the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) which increases the potential for terrorists and illegal travelers in entering the U.S. by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). According to GAO, the weakness lie on the inspection procedures of the CBP such as verifying the citizenship and suitability of all travelers. Moreover, CBP has not established internal control ensuring field office managers share their assessments with CBP headquarters.
ACCESSION #
29405495

 

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