Airports round the US are experiencing delays in processing worldwide vacationers because of an obvious nationwide outage affecting the pc techniques utilized by Customs and Border Safety.
“US Customs and Border Safety is experiencing a brief outage with its processing techniques at numerous air ports of entry and is taking quick motion to handle the know-how disruption,” a CBP official stated in a press release to The Verge. “CBP officers proceed to course of worldwide vacationers utilizing various procedures till techniques are again on-line. Vacationers at some ports of entry are experiencing longer than ordinary wait occasions and CBP officers are working to course of vacationers as rapidly as potential whereas sustaining the very best ranges of safety.”
I used to be lastly in a position to test in for a flight earlier than truly attending to the airport …. & now US Customs techniques are down NATION WIDE! Line is loopy & getting crazier. pic.twitter.com/RctYJbEFrF
— Ali Ahmad (@AliAhmad03) August 16, 2019
Right here’s a greater perspective of the customs line at JFK. Individuals are rising annoyed. Nothing like touchdown after a 10 hour flight to this. pic.twitter.com/WrEUsoJhbH
— Sarah Baird (@Baird_S) August 16, 2019
Dulles Worldwide Airport close to Washington, D.C. hasn’t been in a position to course of worldwide passengers since three:18 PM ET, a spokesman advised Bloomberg, including that “the road is starting to construct.” However there may be not less than one report that the system is again up.