Other Border Inspection Administration Centers --> Border Inspection Administration Center:
expedited clearance information

This triple is bi-directional. See also Border Inspection Administration Center --> Other Border Inspection Administration Centers: expedited clearance information


expedited clearance information (Information Flow): Includes carrier ID, importer ID, broker ID, conveyance ID, driver ID, service options, and associated information that is used to support expedited border clearance.

Other Border Inspection Administration Centers (Source Physical Object): Representing another Border Inspection Administration Center, 'Other Border Inspection Administration Centers' is intended to provide a source and destination for information exchange between international border administration functions. It enables traffic management activities to be coordinated across international borders.

Border Inspection Administration Center (Destination Physical Object): 'Border Inspection Administration Center' represents back-office systems and databases run by domestic and foreign governmental agencies responsible for the regulation of trade, and the enforcement of customs and immigration laws. These agencies include U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its counterparts in Canada and Mexico. DHS includes components like Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Other agencies include secondary trade agencies (e.g., U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, other USDOT departments, etc.), and agencies from other trading nations. The systems they manage coordinate activities related to the border crossings. These systems support import/export cargo processing and enforcement operations at the border, including programs such as FAST, Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), Nexus (Canada), SENTRI (Mexico), and US-VISIT.

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Characteristic Value
Time Context Recent
Spatial Context Regional
Acknowledgement True
Cardinality Unicast
Initiator Source
Authenticable True
Encrypt True

Interoperability Description
Regional Interoperability throughout the geopolitical region is highly desirable, but if implemented differently in different transportation management jurisdictions, significant benefits will still accrue in each jurisdiction. Regardless, this Information Flow Triple should be implemented consistently within a transportation jurisdiction (i.e., the scope of a regional architecture).


Information Flow Security
  Confidentiality Integrity Availability
Rating Moderate Moderate Moderate
Basis Contains PII to support the application. Must be accurate and timely or the border clearance will not be expedited and will not function without other intervention. Must be accurate and timely or the border clearance will not be expedited and will not function without other intervention.

Security Characteristics Value
Authenticable True
Encrypt True