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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...
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...
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...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China on Supply Chain Security and Facilitation. The CBP-China...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Alan Bersin was joined today by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to deliver remarks at the Valor Memorial Ceremony at CBP headquarters to commemorate CBP agents...
Friday, May 7, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Alan Bersin announced today that Michael J. Fisher will assume the role as Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol. In his new position, Michael Fisher is the nation's highest-ranking Border...
Monday, May 3, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection received the Excellence.gov Award for the implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. The announcement was made during an awards ceremony on April 29. The Excellence.Gov Awards Program...
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection will host its second webinar to help the trade community understand how to comply with the Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier requirements, commonly known as "10+2", that went into effect...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - En anticipación a la temporada de viajes de verano, la Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (Customs and Border Protection, CBP) de los EE. UU. y la Administración de Seguridad de Transporte (Transportation Security Administration...
Monday, April 26, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - A U.S. Customs and Border Protection scientist will be featured in the Investigation Discovery channel series "Solved: Extreme Forensics" for his role in aiding the Warren County Sheriff's Office in solving the murder of a Virginia man...
Monday, April 26, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Alan Bersin and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Inez Tenenbaum today signed a memorandum of understanding for CBP's Import Safety Commercial Targeting and Analysis Center...
Friday, April 23, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection will begin another round of outreach to help the trade community understand how to comply with the Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier requirements, commonly known as "10+2," that went into...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces today the completion of the first phase of a one-year border security assessment and training program in support of the U.S. Government's Central America Regional Security Initiative. "This...
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees welcomed the arrival of Commissioner Alan Bersin today, following his appointment by President Obama Saturday. Commissioner Bersin oversees the operations of CBP's 57,000-employee work force...
Friday, March 26, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - Hundreds of U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees gathered on Friday to recognize and honor the hard work, dedication and achievements of its workforce during 2009. Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Jane Holl Lute joined Acting...
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection reminds U.S.-bound travelers from Visa Waiver Program countries to register through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization prior to traveling to the United States. Beginning March 20, CBP will...
Friday, February 12, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - In the weeks leading to Valentine's Day, U.S. Customs and Border Protection's highly trained agriculture specialists are ensuring that plant diseases and plant pests are detected and prevented from being introduced into the United...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 | National Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection reminds travelers planning trips across the border into the United States to make sure they have approved travel documents and offers tips to make an easier entry process when traveling back into the U...

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