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Enhance Southern Border Security

Goal Leader: Chief Carla Provost, Acting Chief, U.S. Border Patrol

Goal Statement: Improve security along the southwest border of the U.S. between ports of entry. By September 30, 2019, DHS will implement the Operational Control (OPCON) framework between ports of entry in 100% of U.S. Border Patrol Sectors along the southwest border as the means to enhance security.

Implementation Action Plans will be available with the Q1 FY 2018 performance update.