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Department of Homeland Security Suspends New Enrollment/Re-Enrollment in CBP Trusted Traveler Programs for New York Residents

In an act of pure political retaliation, today the Department of Homeland Security announced that it will no longer accept new enrollments or re-enrollments of New York state residents in CBP’s Trusted Traveler Programs (including NEXUS, SENTRI, and Global Entry), effective immediately. The move was in response to New York’s recently enacted sanctuary policies, particularly[…]

Secretary Napolitano Announces Global Entry Expansion to 13 Additional Airports

Reprinted from Department of Homeland Security updates: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced the expansion of the Global Entry initiative—a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) pilot program that streamlines the screening process at airports for trusted travelers through biometric identification—to 13 additional airports across the United States. Global Entry expedites[…]