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E.g., 2014-11-23
E.g., 2014-11-23
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— Hoy, El Comisionado de la Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP), R. Gil Kerlikowske, anunció el lanzamiento de una agresiva campaña de difusión en español sobre los peligros del cruce fronterizo y al mismo tiempo hizo un...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — Today, U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske discussed the Dangers Awareness Campaign, an aggressive Spanish language outreach effort and an urgent call to action to community groups, the media,...
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— The United States signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement with Chile Monday marking a significant milestone in collaboration on security and trade facilitation between the two countries. U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
Friday, June 27, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske and the Israel Tax Authority Director General Moshe Asher today signed a mutual recognition arrangement between CBP's Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C...
Friday, May 30, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – Establecer una política de transparencia ha sido la principal prioridad del Comisionado R. Gil Kerlikowske en sus primeros 100 días al frente de la Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) por sus siglas en ingles. Hoy, el...
Friday, May 30, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – During his first 100 days, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske has established transparency as a top priority.  Today, he is releasing a revised use of force policy handbook and a consultant study from the...
Friday, May 23, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— Pack the sunscreen and camera, the summer travel season is upon us. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is encouraging travelers this summer to be a “ReadyTraveler” by educating themselves on the rules and regulations relating to...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine (OAM) recently took delivery of its third operational Sikorsky UH-60L model helicopter as part of a recapitalization effort. CBP is in the process of extending the life of its...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—The United States signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement today with Uruguay marking a significant milestone in collaboration between the two countries.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske signed...
Friday, May 9, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON —Due to the overwhelming interest in our CBP Officer positions, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has reached the 10,000 applicant goal within a week.  Individuals who are still interested should prepare their paperwork for the next...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske concluded his visit to Chicago yesterday where he met with officials and stakeholders from across the region. Commissioner Kerlikowske began his trip with operational...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — Effective today, the owners of federally registered trademarks and copyrights who recorded their rights with Customs and Border Protection can renew their recordation online through the newly revised Intellectual Property Rights e-...
Thursday, May 1, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection has increased the functionality of the I-94 website by adding non-immigrant visitors’ five-year travel history. The electronic availability of the travel history may eliminate the need for a non-...
Thursday, May 1, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the agency responsible for securing U.S. borders from all threats, is now accepting applications nationwide to fill 2,000 additional officer positions at air, land and sea ports across the country. ...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced that it will publish an Interim Final Rule in the Federal Register to establish the U.S. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card Program (ABTC).  The U.S. APEC...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 | National Media Release
SAN DIEGO— U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowse concluded his visit to Southern California today where he met with officials and stakeholders from across the region. Commissioner Kerlikowske began his trip on Wednesday...
Monday, April 14, 2014 | National Media Release
MEXICO CITY – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske concluded his visit to Mexico City Saturday where he participated in a series of meetings with his counterparts from the Government of Mexico and the private sector. On...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced the addition of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to the Commercial Targeting and Analysis...
Monday, March 31, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced a new Reimbursable Services and Donations Acceptance authority and the allocation of 2,000 additional CBP officers to further enhance security and improve service levels at ports of...
Monday, March 24, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations today announced the comprehensive results of ongoing efforts to protect America from the illicit trade in counterfeit and...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON —U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan will participate in the Container Security Initiative.  CSI increases security for maritime containerized cargo shipped to the United States from...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 | National Media Release
Washington — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces the speakers for the upcoming 2014 East Coast Trade Symposium. The 2014 East Coast Trade Symposium is scheduled for March 6-7, 2014 at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC....
Friday, February 7, 2014 | National Media Release
Washington — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reminds international travelers returning from the 2014 Winter Olympics to carry the appropriate travel documents and to declare all agriculture goods upon arriving to the United States to a CBP...
Friday, January 17, 2014 | National Media Release
Washington — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released a summary of fiscal year 2013 border enforcement efforts, which reflects the administration’s focus on reducing threats, optimizing resources and building partnerships to secure...
Thursday, January 2, 2014 | National Media Release
Washington — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in partnership with Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Public Safety Canada concluded a five month pilot test of cargo pre-inspection, and deemed the concept feasible. The truck cargo pre-...

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