Gene Garza Interviewed on Laredo Rail ‘Secure Corridor’

Gene Garza, a Senior Advisor for CT Strategies and former U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Director of Field Operations in Laredo, Texas, was interviewed by Laredo news channel KGNS, about an industry-government collaboration effort that has increased security, while decreasing train delays at the Laredo/Nuevo Laredo border crossing. The single-track bridge is the highest … Read more

CBP and Laredo Officials Celebrate New Rail Inspection Facility Funded by Kansas City Southern to Support ‘Secure Corridor’

On August 10, 2018, officials from Kansas City Southern (KCS) Railroad and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Laredo Field Office hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new Secondary Examination Station for rail cars, funded by KCS, near their Laredo, TX rail yard, just a few miles from the border crossing. Leading … Read more

U.S. and Mexico Set to Expand Cooperative Unified Cargo Processing Program

On March 26th, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner, Kevin McAleenan, and Leader of Mexico’s Servicio de Administración Tributaria (SAT – Tax Administration Service in English) Osvaldo Santín met and signed a host of bilateral agreements to improve coordination between the two agencies. One agreement involved committing more resources to and expanding the Unified … Read more