Subcommittee Field Hearing: Using Technology to Facilitate Trade and Enhance Security at Our Ports of Entry

Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security | Room 101, De La Garza Building, West End Washington St. Laredo, TX 78040 | May 1, 2012 3:00pm

Opening Statements

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the Subcommittee Oversight, Investigations, and Management

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Panel I

Mr. Gene Garza
Director of Field Operations
Laredo Field Office
Office of Field Operations
U.S. Customs & Border Protection
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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Mr. Steve C. McCraw 
Texas Department of Public Safety
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Panel II

Mr. Jesse Hereford
Vice Chairman of the Border Trade Alliance
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[truth in testimony]

Mr. Wilfredo Martinez
Laredo Chamber of Commerce
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Mr. Jose D. Gonzalez
Jose David Gonzalez Customs Brokerage
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