Old Sep 24, 09, 5:19 pm
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Originally Posted by Taker Park View Post
Actually what gleff noted is true. There are DHS employees who are far more used to dealing with cargo than passengers but who are now dealing with passengers as their primary duty. They are not all yet used to it, just as gleff correctly noted.

So many of the front-line DHS employees aren't familiar with the relevant parts of the CFRs involving passengers and don't even fully grasp the "dumbed" down version reflected in the employee manuals. No wonder that there are those higher up who have to clean up more than ever before. A growing number of the supervisors and many higher-ups don't themselves even fully understand the reading material relevant to the situation of passengers. It's a growing problem.

This stands:

Originally Posted by gleff
Do not rely on statements from CBP officers. They rotate duties, on any given day you could wind up with one that's used to inspecting cargo.
Better to rely upon lawyers.
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