Acronyms

A-100 – The initial training class all new FSOs go through.

CBP – Customs and Border Patrol

CDJ – Ciudad Juarez

DHS – Department of Homeland Security

DOS – Department of State

ELP – El Paso

HHE – Household Effects – your stuff that DOS will ship to post by surface (boat, truck, train, etc.)

IV – Immigrant Visas

NIV – Non-immigrant Visas

UAB – Unaccompanied Air Baggage (I think) – the shipment of stuff that is delivered to you at post by air freight and that usually arrives much faster than your HHE.

USCIS – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service

WHA – Western Hemisphere Affairs – Department of State bureau that covers countries in North and South America and the Caribbean.

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