>Secretary Napolitano Announces Enhanced Screening Measures For Cargo Arriving at U.S. Sea Ports

>Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano recently announced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun enforcement of the Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements interim final rule—significantly increasing the scope and accuracy of information gathered on shipments of cargo arriving by sea into the United States and bolstering DHS’ layered enforcement strategy to protect against terrorism and other crimes at U.S. ports of entry.