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Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that the Advisory Committee on the Operations of CBP (COAC) is scheduled to meet on Aug. 7 in Washington. The COAC meeting is scheduled to convene from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST at Main...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the recent signing of an Automated Commercial Environment-International Trade Data System (ACE-ITDS) memorandum of understanding with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to share...
Thursday, July 18, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Charles R. Armstrong, Assistant Commissioner and Chief Information Officer, Office of Information and Technology, recently earned a prestigious 2013 Most Valuable Player award bestowed by the Government Technology and Services...
Friday, July 12, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that the extension of the border zone in New Mexico for Border Crossing Card holders is now effective. Following publish of the final rule in June with an implementation date 30-...
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today the implementation of Phase II of the Entry/Exit information system, a commitment of the Beyond the Border Action Plan. Under Phase II, DHS and the Canada Border Services...
Friday, June 28, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding summer travelers of important tips to ease the entry process for both returning U.S. residents and international visitors. With recent advances in technology and innovation in the...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 | National Media Release
  A mannequin loses his head in a demonstration at the annual Consumer Product Safety Commission's Firework Safety event. CBP, CPSC and the Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) work side-by-side at the CTAC in Washington, DC to...
Monday, June 24, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) are excited to implement the action items in the 2013 Joint Strategic Plan for Intellectual...
Monday, June 24, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Thomas S. Winkowski applauded the Federal Aviation Administration's Logistics Center (FAALC) for earning the prestigious Oklahoma Federal Executive Board 2013 Public...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—With the NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Playoffs in full swing, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) warned the public today to beware of...
Friday, June 7, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection submitted to the Federal Register today a final rule that will extend the border zone up to 55 miles, from the current 25 mile restriction, for Border Crossing Card (BCC) holders crossing from...
Friday, June 7, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection is making preparations to enter into the liquidated damages phase of the Importer Security Filing (ISF) enforcement process, which takes effect next month. "The Importer Security Filing and...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Thomas Winkowski today participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Global Entry enrollment center and gallery...
Monday, June 3, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today an important milestone in our trade transformation efforts with the opening of the final three Centers of Excellence and Expertise (CEE) - Agriculture & Prepared Products in...
Friday, May 31, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection participated in the 13th term of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations (COAC) on May 22. The meeting emphasized the importance of expanding public private partnerships and modernizing...
Friday, May 31, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in the May 31, 2013 Federal Register a notice that any domestic producer who is entitled to file a claim under the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000 (CDSOA) needs to...
Thursday, May 23, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Air and Marine (OAM) P-3 aircraft, operating out of National Air Security Operations Center in Corpus Christi, Texas and Jacksonville, Florida detected four speedboats carrying more...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection is easing the international arrivals process with new technology and procedures, alleviating travelers of paperwork and time spent waiting in line. "Advances in automation and passenger processing...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection was named an IP Champion by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. As a champion for Intellectual Property rights, CBP works with numerous government partners and the private sector to protect the U.S....
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—In partnership with French Customs, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently completed Operation Core Systems, a bilateral intellectual property rights enforcement operation that targeted counterfeit critical computer and...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today released a joint report on Phase I of the Entry/Exit proof of concept, a commitment of the Beyond the Border Action Plan, which outlines...
Friday, April 26, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced that the automation of Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record is now effective which will streamline the admissions process for individuals lawfully visiting the United States. Form I-...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—On behalf of the United States and the Federal Republic of Nigeria, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Winkowski and Nigeria Customs Service Comptroller General Abdullahi Dikko Inde signed a Customs Mutual...
Thursday, April 18, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces today the opening of three new Centers of Excellence and Expertise (CEE) - Base Metals in Chicago; Industrial & Manufacturing Materials in Buffalo, N.Y., and Machinery in Laredo...
Thursday, April 18, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Center for Excellence and Expertise (CEE) in New York City along with the French Fake Medicines Observatory intercepted a shipment, 400 pills, of Carisoprodol, a Schedule IV controlled substance...

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