PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007
121 STAT. 351
(2) implement the program initially at the 20 United States international airports that have the highest number of foreign visitors arriving annually as of the date of the enactment of this Act. (b) PROGRAM ELEMENTS.—The program shall include— (1) enhanced queue management in the Federal Inspection Services area leading up to primary inspection; (2) assistance for foreign travelers once they have been admitted to the United States, in consultation, as appropriate, with relevant governmental and nongovernmental entities; and (3) instructional videos, in English and such other languages as the Secretary determines appropriate, in the Federal Inspection Services area that explain the United States inspection process and feature national, regional, or local welcome videos. (c) ADDITIONAL CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION OFFICERS FOR HIGH-VOLUME PORTS.—Subject to the availability of appropriations, not later than the end of fiscal year 2008 the Secretary of Homeland Security shall employ not fewer than an additional 200 Customs and Border Protection officers over the number of such positions for which funds were appropriated for the proceeding fiscal year to address staff shortages at the 20 United States international airports that have the highest number of foreign visitors arriving annually as of the date of the enactment of this Act.
Subtitle D—Miscellaneous Provisions SEC. 731. REPORT REGARDING BORDER SECURITY.
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(a) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit to Congress a report regarding ongoing initiatives of the Department of Homeland Security to improve security along the northern border of the United States. (b) CONTENTS.—The report submitted under subsection (a) shall— (1) address the vulnerabilities along the northern border of the United States; and (2) provide recommendations to address such vulnerabilities, including required resources needed to protect the northern border of the United States. (c) GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE.—Not later than 270 days after the date of the submission of the report under subsection (a), the Comptroller General of the United States shall submit to Congress a report that— (1) reviews and comments on the report under subsection (a); and (2) provides recommendations regarding any additional actions necessary to protect the northern border of the United States.
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