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Modern-Day Requirements Support a ‘Results-Driven’ Approach for Customs and Border Protection’s IT Modernization Efforts

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) earlier this month released its 2020 to 2025 Strategy document which focuses on three main goals, the third of which outlines how the agency will invest in technology and partnerships to confront emerging threats. 

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Mark Koumans Assumes Deputy Director Role at USCIS

Mark Koumans, formerly a member of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, has joined the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as deputy director. Koumans will succeed Tracy Renaud, who will return to her previous role as an associate director for the agency's management directorate, USCIS said Friday

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Rob Davies, EVP of Operations for ViON, Completes His Third Season as 4×24 Chairman

Rob Davies, executive vice president of operations of ViON, has received an award for his leadership role in Executive Mosaic’s 4x24 program, designed for the government contracting industry’s senior and most influential executives. Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Davies with the Chairman’s Award for serving three years as a chairman of the company’s 4x24 leadership program.

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Ronald Vitiello to be Nominated ICE Director

President Trump intends to nominate Ronald Vitiello, current deputy director and acting director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, to lead the agency on a full-time basis. The White House said Monday the more than 30-year law enforcement veteran previously served as acting deputy commissioner at the Customs and Border Protection. Vitiello started his …

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Sonny Bhagowalia Named CBP IT Deputy Assistant Commissioner

Sonny Bhagowalia, former chief information officer of the Treasury Department, has joined the Customs and Border Protection as deputy assistant commissioner at the agency’s information technology office, Federal Times reported Saturday. In his new role, Bhagowalia will lead CBP’s cybersecurity efforts and the development of automated interfaces between the agency and other …

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CBP Implements Mobile Passport Control Tool at Sacramento Intl Airport; Brian Humphrey Comments

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has implemented the Mobile Passport Control application in California’s Sacramento International Airport as part of efforts to speed up processing at major international airports. CBP said Thursday the app is designed to help travelers submit their passport data and other information to the agency through their mobile …

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CBP Begins Air & Marine Surveillance Center Expansion Project

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has begun work to expand CBP’s Air and Marine Operations Center at March Air Reserve Base in California. CBP said Wednesday it established AMOC to help law enforcement personnel detect, identify, monitor and direct the interdiction of suspect aviation and maritime targets. “This 22,000-square-foot expansion will allow us to …

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