利来娱乐w66 www.fcbvj.com.cn Long delays and wait times for visitors at customs and entry points can discourage international travel to the U.S., which limits economic growth and job creation.

Quick Facts

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers are the first line of defense in America’s national security efforts—and they’re often the first people international travelers interact with on their trips here.

U.S. Travel urges lawmakers to provide CBP with adequate funding so that they can properly screen international travelers and streamline the customs and entry process.?

Recommendations

Expand Preclearance

Preclearance operations vet travelers at approved international airports, reducing the workload for customs agents at U.S. ports of entry. CBP should continue to expand Preclearance to additional qualified airports.

Increase efficiency at international airports

CBP should use automated scheduling technology, widely used in the private sector, and use part-time personnel to improve efficiency, reduce overtime and manage unexpected staffing shortfalls.

Improve metrics

Metrics should be established to process 80 percent of passengers within 30 minutes at primary inspection and all travelers within 45 minutes under normal circumstances. The adoption of specific standards would significantly enhance the entry experience and promote international visitation.

Research, News and Commentary on Customs and Entry Process

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Higher-Tech Security Scanners About to Make Air Travel a Little Quicker

April 01, 2019

More convenient travel means more travel, period, which is why?the U.S. Travel Association has long championed boosting technology and innovation at travel security checkpoints.

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Friday Check-In

Friday Check-In | February 1, 2019

February 01, 2019

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll share our perspective on the impacts of the government shutdown, the next steps for our advocacy agenda, and spotlight how our industry celebrated National...

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Friday Check-In

Friday Check-In | June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018

This week's Friday Check-In covers?the Supreme Court’s decision relating to travel, the benefits of TSA Precheck, an update on the use of Biometrics at airports and more.

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