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[Rep. Martha McSally (R-Arizona), chairwoman, U.S. House Homeland Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security:] If we tally the total requirements for ports of entry across the country, it comes out to an astounding US$5 billion. How CBP prioritizes land ports of entry construction is not as clear as it should be. Under current law, CBP is required to present a five-year infrastructure plan to Congress on a routine basis, which I understand will be delivered shortly.
Keeping Pace With Trade, Travel, and Security: How Does CBP Prioritize and Improve Staffing and Infrastructure? (Washington: U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, April 19, 2016) <https://homeland.house.gov/hearing/keeping-pace-trade-travel-security-cbp-prioritize-improve-staffing-infrastructure/>.