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CBP issues memo on hiring to comply with EO 13767

  1. Original Date Announced

    February 17, 2017

    CBP memo outlines hiring needs to comply with Executive Order 13767 "Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements," and asks for new authorities and appropriations to meet the staffing provisions directed by the EO. Requests direct hiring authority, as well as authority to set pay, regulate the type and level of background investigations, pilot an alternative polygraph test, and expand polygraph waivers, among others. [ID #250]

    Request for Approval: Executive Order Hiring Surge Plan
  2. Effective Date

    February 17, 2017

Current Status

Not in effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Proposed
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Border
Agencies Affected: CBP


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