CBP prepares for hiring surge

CBP has been assigned the difficult task of hiring an additional 5,000 Border Patrol agents, while trying to remain competitive when compared to ICE and other law enforcement agencies.

Therefore, CBP is requesting the authority to take several actions related to hiring, including modifying the way background checks are performed and waiving polygraphs for certain people including military veterans and current law enforcement.

Click here to read the entire memorandum.

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