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DHS & ICE launch Global Trade Task Force to combat smuggling

  1. Original Date Announced

    March 11, 2019

    DHS & ICE launch a new Global Trade Task Force (GTTF), a multi-agency effort that "leverages robust import and export controls and investigative authorities to combat illicit commercial activities." The GTTF's primary mission is to counter illicit commercial activities including trafficking of goods (especially those posing a threat to public health & safety); trade crime; and illegal export of U.S. military goods/materials. [ID #380]

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  2. Effective Date

    March 11, 2019

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Border
Agencies Affected: CBP ICE

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