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6 US locations in test to cut border waiting time

August 2, 2013

MONTPELIER, Vermont (AP) — Six locations in the U.S. will take part in a pilot program designed to reduce the time people have to wait while entering the country by land or at airports.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Friday that the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport; El Paso, Texas; the South Texas Assets Consortium; Houston Airport System; and Miami-Dade County in Florida would join a project already underway between Tijuana, Mexico, and Otay Mesa, California.

Under the program, the locations pay some of the costs of the federal agents who admit people to the United States.

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