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

May 1, 2012 7:00 PM | Room 101, De La Garza Building, West End Washington St., Laredo, TX

**NOTE: The hearing will take place 3:00 p.m. EDT and 2:00 p.m. CDT**

Opening Statements

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

[full text of opening statement]


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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
[full text of testimony]

Mr. Steve C. McCraw 
Texas Department of Public Safety
[full text of testimony]

Panel II

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

Mr. Wilfredo Martinez
Laredo Chamber of Commerce
[full text of testimony]
[truth in testimony]

Mr. Jose D. Gonzalez
Jose David Gonzalez Customs Brokerage
[full text of testimony]