NEXUS Program - Border Inspection Administration Functionality

Subsystem Description

The Border Inspection Administration Subsystem represents back-office systems and databases run by Canadian and U.S. governmental agencies responsible for the regulation of trade, and the enforcement of customs and immigration laws. These agencies include the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as well as other related agencies for immigration, agriculture, security and enforcement. The systems they manage coordinate activities related to the border crossings. Data is collected and disseminated to other government systems and users. These systems support import/export cargo processing and enforcement operations at the border, including programs such as Free and Secure Trade (FAST), Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), Nexus and US-VISIT.