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Trade unlikely to be seriously affected by DHS shutdown despite warnings

Trade unlikely to be seriously affected by DHS shutdown despite warnings

Excerpt from Journal of Commerce |  By: JOC Staff  |  February 23, 2015

A looming shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security could put U.S. international trade, not just national security, at risk, President Obama warned Monday, though in reality trade at ports of entry will not be delayed even in the event of a DHS shutdown.