Publication Date

10-31-2014

Abstract

This report reviews the legislative history of immigration inspections requirements and the entry-exit system. The report then describes the implementation of these provisions, including pre-travel screening, primary and secondary inspections, trusted traveler programs, outbound enforcement, and the entry-exit system. The final section of the report identifies a number of issues for Congress related to immigration admissions and enforcement at POEs.

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Suggested Citation
Seghetti, L. (2014). Border security: Immigration inspections at ports of entry. Washington, DC: Congressional Research Service.

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