The article compiles Mr. Gina’s expertise and insight with that of attorney, Brenda Jacobs and former CBP Acting Commissioner, David Aguilar. While Mr. Gina’s comments focused on the dynamics between Congress and CBP in allocating funding to execute the Administration’s proposed agenda, others’ comments concluded that the prospect of stricter trade enforcement could complicate day-to-day CBP operations. Additionally, Ms. Jacobs stated that President-elect Trump’s preference for bilateral trade is likely to complicate importing procedures. However, any change to trade procedures will likely be incremental, hopefully giving importers the time they need to ensure CBP does not ignore the trade facilitation aspect of its mission.
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