Customs and Border Protection Tour

Event Description

Registration for this event is closed.

In-Person Only event

Join the MSBA Immigration Law Section on Friday, May 3rd for a behind-the-scenes tour of Customs and Border Protection at the MSP International Airport.


  1. Introduction to CBP’s operations

  2. Description of inspection process, including secondary inspection (Attorney access, contacts, and representation in the secondary inspection process)

  3. Expedited removal issues (Attorney access, Appeals, Forms, and process of expedited removal and future consequences for immigration purposes including inadmissibility and deportability)

  4. I-94 issues (How to obtain electronic I-94, who to contact if there are I-94 issues, and requests for additional evidence)

  5. Global Entry Program (What is Global entry, who qualifies, how clients can apply and the attorney's role in the process)

  6. APC Automated Passport Control (Explanation of the automated system including background checks and universal scanning)

  7. Mobile Passport Control (Recent efforts of Customs and Border patrol including reviewing social media accounts)

  8. FOIA requests and responses including paper requests (How to request client's entry and exit history, how to request a client's entire Customs and Border Patrol file, common FOIA issues, Appeals of FOIA requests)

  9. Requests for redetermination following an adverse finding by CBP (Process of redetermination and immigration consequences of an adverse finding)

  10. Tour of facilities (5-10 mins)

  11. Q & A.


Abby Brunelle, Supervisory CBP Officer

Kathleen Koetz, Port Director


Section Member: Free

Member, not in section: $15

Non Member- $45

Law Student & New Admittee: Free

CLE Credits:  1 Standard Credit applied for-503521

Registration Deadline: April 3rd, 2024. Documentation has to be to CBP by that date, no late registrations accepted.

Program Manager: Kelly Kozicky | | 612-278-6351

Payments/Cancellations: Please register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you must pay by check, please use this registration form. Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager with at least 72 hours notice prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.


Register for this Event

Friday, May 3, 2024

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

MSP International Airport