Tag Archives: Global Entry

Summary of Questions and Answers: CBP Trusted Traveler Program Redress from March 2014

I am will be working on the next series of questions and answers for CBP’s Trusted Traveler Program Redress.  As I mentioned in a previous blog, I am very excited to report that I have been appointed to the AILA(American Immigration Lawyers Association) CBP National Liaison Committee.  The last CBP Trusted Traveler Redress Advisory was published as a Q&A by AILA on March 7, 2014, based upon meetings and teleconferences with CBP during 2013-2014.  Here is a summary of some of the important points discussed in this Q&A:

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My Appointment to AILA’s CBP National Liaison Committee. Next Assignment: Trusted Traveler Program Redress Advisory!

I am very excited to report that I have been appointed to the AILA(American Immigration Lawyers Association) CBP National Liaison Committee.  I am even more excited to be working on my first assignment for this committee:

I will be working on the next Trusted Traveler Program Redress advisory!

This is exactly what I was hoping to work on in this committee.  I am also very happy to be involved in the national discussion on this program.    

Recent Global Entry Appeal Success

I recently received an approval of a Global Entry appeal I had prepared on behalf of a client.  It took about six months to receive the decision after we had submitted the appeal.

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Trusted Traveler Programs(Global Entry, Nexus, Sentri): Guilty By Association?

I have now had contact with two people who have had their Global Entry, Nexus or Sentri Passes revoked due to the actions of a traveling companion.  Is CBP finding people guilty of a violation by association?

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Trusted Traveler or Global Entry Programs: Recent Denial Trends

I wanted to point out what I see as some potential trends with the Trusted Traveler Program, which includes Global Entry, SENTRI, and NEXUS.  My observations are informal, based on reviewing material from current or potential clients.

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Challenging a Customs (CBP) Violation for NEXUS, SENTRI, or GLOBAL ENTRY Denials

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) can deny an application to one of the Trusted Traveler programs such as SENTRI or GLOBAL ENTRY due to a violation of CBP Laws, regulations, or other related laws.  How should an applicant challenge such an allegation?

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FOIA Petitions for Trusted Traveler (Global Entry, SENTRI, NEXUS, etc…) Application Denials

Suppose that you are appealing a Global Entry denial.  If you do not have a criminal record, your main questions would next be do I have an unknown customs violation or what information is in my Global Entry file?

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Global Entry Denials

(Updated October 27, 2012):  What do you do if U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) denies your membership in the Global Entry program?  According to CBP, a denied applicant has two options, although I have added a third:

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The Problem with Global Entry

I have identified what I believe is the central problem with the U.S. Customs and Border Protecton (“CBP”) Global Entry program:  you have a law enforcement agency that has entered into the retail sales arena.

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Global Entry Denials: Quoted in the New York Times

I have previously blogged about HOW TO APPEAL a Global Entry denial or revocation.  The New York Times had a recent article on Global Entry denials.  I was privileged to be quoted on this issue in this article by Susan Stellin. 

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