06.02.15

Subcommittee Hearing: The Outer Ring of Border Security: DHS’s International Security Programs

June 2, 2015 2:00 PM | 311 Cannon House Office Building

Since 9/11, DHS has implemented a series of programs designed to identify and interdict threats early in the travel and visa process. This hearing will review the effectiveness of these programs that form the nation’s ‘outer ring of border security,’ and explore plans for expansion to further mitigate threats to the nation that originate overseas.

Opening Statements

Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), Subcommittee Chairman
Opening Statement [PDF]

Live Stream

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Witnesses

The Honorable Alan D. Bersin
Assistant Secretary and Chief Diplomatic Officer
Office of Policy
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Statement [PDF]

Mr. John Wagner
Deputy Assistant Commissioner
Office of Field Operations
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Statement [PDF]

Mr. Lev J. Kubiak
Assistant Director
International Operations
Homeland Security Investigations
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Statement [PDF]

Ms. Rebecca Gambler
Director
Homeland Security and Justice Issues
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Witness Statement [PDF]