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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...
Monday, April 15, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection is on the lookout for illegal imports of Land Rover Defender vehicles that do not meet federal safety standards, including the standard that requires airbags. This year, CBP has identified dozens...
Friday, April 12, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces today that Richard Wallio and John Raymer were awarded the Foreign Agricultural Service Award by the United States Department of Agriculture. The recipients were recognized during an...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, working collaboratively with the travel industry and other government agencies, today announced the results of its latest customer satisfaction survey. The survey of more than 25,000 travelers,...
Monday, April 8, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) would like to remind the public that popular treats known as Kinder Chocolate Eggs are banned from importation into the United States because the unassembled small toy "surprise" inside poses...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – La Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los EE. UU. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection, CBP) anunció hoy la publicación de una norma final provisional en el Registro Federal que automatizará el registro de entrada/salida...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—As the busy spring holiday travel season kicks-off, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is reminding travelers to be prepared by educating themselves on the rules and regulations relating to international travel. "CBP strives...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced the publication of an Interim Final Rule in the Federal Register that will automate Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record to streamline the admissions process for individuals lawfully...
Thursday, March 21, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced that it has submitted to the Federal Register a rule that will automate Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record to streamline the admissions process for individuals lawfully visiting the...
Thursday, March 21, 2013 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Wolf Tombe was honored on March 20 at the 24th Annual Federal 100 Awards Gala. "This significant achievement is a result of the efforts and dedication exhibited by Mr...

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