Border Protection Commissioner praises employees

07:34 PM MST on Tuesday, April 22, 2008

By Jim Edwards, Fox 11 News

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Deputy Commissioner Jayson Ahern was in Tucson on Tuesday, April 22 to thank an assembled group of about 250 CBP employees for their efforts on the job.

“CBP employees in the Tucson area face a significant challenge in performing their duties at a prime corridor along the U.S.-Mexico border for both legitimate commerce and narcotics and human smuggling,