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Thursday, September 2, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection will begin partnering with the French Immigration Ministry today as part of the Immigration Advisory Program to enhance the safety of air travel by preventing potential terrorists from boarding...
Friday, August 27, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - Whether hidden in vehicles or seafaring vessels or stashed in tombstones or watermelons - the men and women of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, who operate on land, air or sea - continue to intercept contraband, fugitives and...
Monday, August 23, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - Interagency and jurisdictional collaboration as well as intergovernmental cooperation leads to significant arrests and extraditions, while currency and narcotics are intercepted en route in and out of the country - all segments of a...
Friday, August 13, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - Interagency and jurisdictional collaboration as well as intergovernmental cooperation leads to significant arrests and extraditions, while currency and narcotics are intercepted en route in and out of the country - all segments of a...
Monday, August 9, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an Industry Day on Tuesday, Aug. 10, for local small business contractors to hear project details of the expansion of the CBP Advanced...
Friday, August 6, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced an interim final rule that amends Department of Homeland Security regulations to require travelers from Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries to pay operational and travel promotion fees...
Friday, July 30, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - Predators and pests, a slab of cement and a game of tug-of-war and a little boy found - all round out a week of interceptions and seizures for the men and women of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Highlights of these activities...
Thursday, July 29, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - Trademark and copyright holders can now provide U.S. Customs and Border Protection their product identification guides electronically for used by CBP frontline personnel to identify counterfeit goods and prevent them from entering the...
Friday, July 23, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - Guns and ammo, bread stuffing with a secret ingredient, cleverly packed stuffed animals and dangerous pests rival narcotics concealed in vehicles, backpacks and shoes, while a bold water rescue tops off a typical week of interceptions...
Friday, July 23, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection is currently taking applications for Border Patrol Agents with duty locations on the Southwest Border. The open period began July 14 and closes September 30. Early hiring consideration will be given to...
Friday, July 16, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection is announcing that whole tomatoes and peppers imported from Canada are prohibited in personal baggage until further notice. Effective June 21, CBP and the U.S. Department of Agriculture began...
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection is seeking public input on four Programmatic Environmental Impact Statements to identify and assess potential impacts of ongoing and potential future border security activities for the northern border...
Friday, July 9, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - High tech rail gamma-imaging technology, interdiction aircraft and good old-fashioned detective work helped to disrupt the plans of narcotics smugglers and illegal border crossers this week. These are just a few examples of the...
Friday, July 2, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - More than $36.6 million is just a portion of the collective value of the narcotics, currency and ammunition that have been intercepted this week, further illustrating the scope of significant seizures the men and women of U.S. Customs...
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - This summer travel season, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency joined efforts to remind summer travelers of document requirements to travel into both countries. The two agencies want to educate...
Friday, June 25, 2010 | National Media Release
Brussels - U.S. Customs and Border Protection today signed a mutual recognition arrangement with the Korean Customs Service today at the 115th/116th Session of the World Customs Organization Council in Brussels, Belgium. The arrangement aligns...
Friday, June 25, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - Bicycle basket reveals a surprise, soup contains secret ingredient, and a vehicle washer reservoir helps CBP clean up a smuggling attempt, all illustrations of the scope of significant interceptions the men and women of U.S. Customs and...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - A U.S. District Court decision has validated U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratories and Scientific Services' use of trace metal profiles in analyzing agricultural product for country of origin. The decision was made after...
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection congratulates Wireless Program Manager, Rebel McFetridge, for the honor of being awarded with a 2010 General Services Administration Interagency Management Council Award for Individual Technical...
Friday, June 18, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - Black tar heroin, crystal methamphetamine, duck tongues and counterfeit currency as well as the arrest of a convicted child molester illustrate the scope of significant interceptions the men and women of U.S. Customs and Border...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection efforts in the multi-agency effort led by the Department of Justice known as Project Deliverance contributed to the more than 2,200 individuals arrested on narcotics-related charges in the U.S. and...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - Sea shells, fruit flies and 4.5 tons of marijuana on a moving train are just a few of the significant interceptions of contraband and arrests the men and women of U.S. Customs and Border Protection effect every week. Highlights of...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced the deployment of the Remote Video Surveillance System in the Detroit Border Patrol Sector as part of the Secure Border Initiative's Northern Border Project. The Northern Border Project...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the first-year anniversary of the successful implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative at all land and sea ports of entry on June 1, 2009 - designed to enhance border...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - In anticipation of the summer travel season, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation Security Administration joined efforts to provide travel tips to summer travelers. CBP and TSA recently implemented initiatives to...

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