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112th Congress

Drug Caucus to Hold Hearing on Money Laundering and Bulk Cash Smuggling Across the Southwest Border

Washington, DC – Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control and Co-Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), announced today that the Caucus will hold a hearing Wednesday, March 9 on money laundering and bulk cash smuggling across the Southwest border. The hearing will focus on money that illegally crosses from the United States to Mexico and fuels Mexican drug trafficking organizations.

Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control Hearing on
“Money Laundering and Bulk Cash Smuggling across the Southwest Border”

2:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, 2011
138 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Alan Bersin, Commissioner, Customs and Border Protection
Kumar Kibble, Deputy Director, Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Jamal El-Hindi, Associate Director for Regulatory Policy, Financial Crimes
Enforcement Agency
Rich Stana, Director, Homeland Security and Justice Issues, Government Accountability Office

111th Congress

“Drug Trafficking Violence in Mexico: Implications for the U.S.”
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
10:00 am
562 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Senator Feinstein's statement | Senator Grassley's statement

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Witnesses:

Panel I

David Johnson (Testimony)
Assistant Secretary
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
Department of State

Janice Ayala (Testimony)
Assistant Director
Office of Investigations Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Department of Homeland Security

Kevin Perkins (Testimony)
Assistant Director, Criminal Investigative Division
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Anthony Placido (Testimony)
Assistant Administrator and Chief of Intelligence
Drug Enforcement Administration

Panel II

Leonard Miranda (Testimony)
Captain Chula Vista Police Department
Coordinator of the San Diego Regional Cross Border Violence Project

Don Reay (Testimony)
Texas Border Sheriffs Coalition


The Status of Meth: Oregon's Experience Making Pseudoephedrine Prescription Only
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
10:00 a.m.
562 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Senator Feinstein's statement | Senator Grassley's statement

Senator Wyden's statement

Witnesses:

Panel One:

Gil Kerlikowske (Testimony)
Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy

Dr. Charles Ganley (Testimony)
Director, Office of Non Prescription Drug Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration 

Joseph T. Rannazzisi (Testimony)
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control
Drug Enforcement Administration

Panel Two:

Linda Suydam (Testimony)
President, Consumer Healthcare Products Association

Keith Cain (Testimony)
Sheriff, Davies County, Kentucky, Chair, Narcotics Enforcement Committee, National Sheriffs Association

John Kroger (Testimony)
Attorney General, Oregon

Kent Shaw (Testimony)
Assistant Chief, California Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement

Gary Kendell (Testimony)
Director of the Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy, Iowa 


Hearing on “U.S. Counternarcotics Strategy in Afghanistan”
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
11:00 a.m.
138 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Senator Feinstein's statement | Senator Grassley's statement

Witnesses:
Michael A. Braun
(Bio | Testimony | Addendum | QFR)
Managing Partner, Spectre Group International, LLC;
Former Chief of Operations for the Drug Enforcement Administration

Vanda Felbab-Brown (Bio | Testimony | QFR)
Foreign Policy Fellow
21st Century Defense Initiative
Brookings Institute

Norine MacDonald (Bio | Testimony)
President and Founder
The International Council on Security and Development


Law Enforcement Responses to Mexican Drug Cartels
Senate Judiciary Committee
Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs
DATE: March 17, 2009
TIME: 10:30 AM
ROOM: Dirksen-226

108th Congress

The Abuse of Anabolic Steroids and Their Precursors by Adolescent and Amateur Athletes
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
Scheduled for:
Tuesday, July 13, 2004 - 10:00 AM
Dirksen Senate Office Building room 215

Money Laundering: Current Status of Our Efforts To Coordinate and Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
March 4, 2004

Regarding U.S. Narcotics Policy in Colombia
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
June 3, 2003


107th Congress

The Transit Zone: Strategy and Balance
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
May 15, 2001

America at Risk: The Ecstasy Threat
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
March 21, 2001

Plan Colombia: An Initial Assessment 
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
February 28, 2001


106th Congress

Ecstasy: Underestimating the Threat
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
July 25, 2000

The Domestic Consequences of Heroin Use
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
May 9, 2000

A Review of the Annual Certification Process
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
March 21, 2000

 

U.S. Assistance Options for the Andes
Joint Hearing:
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
Senate Finance Committee, Subcommittee on International Trade
February 22, 2000



Colombia: Counterinsurgency vs. Counternarcotics
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
September 21, 1999

 

Black Market Peso Exchange: How U.S. Companies are Used to Launder Money
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
June 21, 1999

 

The Continued Threat of Corruption to U.S. Border Law Enforcement Agencies
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
April 21, 1999

 

U.S.-Mexican Counternarcotics Efforts
Caucus on International Narcotics Control
February 24, 1999

 


 

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