Department of Transportation

Lean/Six Sigma Duty Assignment

Lean 6 Sigma is the ultimate investment tool for developing and improving process efficiency in the corporate and public sectors. Eliminating wasteful processes will not only increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the organization but will provide an enormous cost savings throughout. Every organization operates in a unique manner. So, if you’re not assigned to every site and know exactly how each site functions... more »

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Social Security Administration

SSI money used to support families of illegal aliens

We currently pay SSI benefits to a parent of a disabled child. The maximum amount payable is $674.00 per month. We pay this amount to a parent even if the parent is an illegal alien who does not have a social security number. If this parent, who does not have a social security number, has several disabled children, SSI will pay up $674.00 per month per child. There is not a maximum amount payable per family.... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Eliminate US Customs Declaration Paper Forms

Currently each arriving traveler to the US must fill out a paper US customs declaration form and provide the necessary information to insure that travelers are complying with the U.S. Customs, Agriculture, and Currency laws and to allow US Officials to figure out and collect the right amount of duty and tax. The current estimated burden associated with the collection of this information is 4 minutes and only ONE written... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Voluntary Relocation Program

US Customs and Border Protection should do away with the "Voluntary" Relocation Program. The program in its own wording is supposed to be voluntary. Why are we spending around $20,000 to relocate someone when they simply want a change of venue. The program should be limited to one paid transfer. After that it should be completely voluntary. At my station a VRP arrived that originally entered on duty at the station.... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Documentation Submission for Private & Chartered Aircraft

I work in the private air facility in Ft. Lauderdale, FL as a CBP officer. We are the busiest private air facility in the US with an average of 40 to 50 flights in a 24 hour period. All chartered flights must submit to us by fax a General declaration whereas all the info is put in the computer and then faxed back to them with an approval number. For private flights upon arrival we must print out a fact sheet on the... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Integrated OBPA/CBPO Testing & Interviews

Majority of CBPO & OBPA applicants are applying for both positions. At this time CBP runs separate tests and interview processes for these positions which costs millions of dollars. Whether OBPA or CBPO CBP is looking for the same qualities and characteristics in all applicants. Millions of dollars can be saved by having one written test for both positions-if applicant is not willing to apply for OBPA also then they... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Shipment Fee Will Fund Public/Private Jobs

The U.S. economy is awash in non-compliant and/or illegal products shipped to the U.S. The non-compliant or illegal goods damage our economy by directly competing in markets where U.S. manufactured products that are compliant with federal, local and state regulations are sold. The products that enter the U.S. fraudulently are often disguised, mislabeled as compliant, and dangerous. The federal government spends billions... more »

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