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E.g., 2014-08-29
E.g., 2014-08-29
Thursday, August 28, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— As summer comes to a close and the school year draws near, U.S. Customs and Border Protection reminds travelers to be a “ReadyTraveler” this Labor Day by educating themselves on the rules and regulations relating to international travel...
Thursday, August 21, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON - Following a visit to the Mexico-Guatamala border region, R. Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, received an "International Merit Award" from Mexican President Pena Nieto at the Presentation of the...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations (OFO) agriculture specialists (CBPAS) intercepted nine Khapra beetle larvae and two skin casts from a bag of dried chick peas in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The U. S....
Monday, August 11, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced the launch of the first authorized app to expedite a traveler’s entry process into the United States. Mobile Passport Control (MPC) will allow eligible travelers to submit their...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— The United States signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement with Kenya today marking a significant milestone in collaboration on security and trade facilitation between the two countries. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deputy...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | National Media Release
Washington - CBP's Office of Public Affairs is excited to announce the relaunch of Frontline magazine, the official publication of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, on CBPnet and CBP.gov. Formerly a quarterly print magazine, Frontline is now an...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON - U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a new customs declaration form—in print and online—that expands the definition of family members for arriving travelers as, "members of a family residing in the same household who are related by...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the agency responsible for securing U.S. borders from all threats, is accepting applications nationwide for CBP officer positions at air, land and sea ports across the country. As a result of funding...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that it has made initial selections for 16 new reimbursable services agreements to promote economic growth in cross-border trade and travel across the country. These public-private...
Monday, July 21, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— The United States and Canada today announced the two countries are delivering on key Beyond the Border Action Plan commitments related to joint Trusted Traveler and Trusted Trader programs through U.S. Customs and Border Protection and...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— The Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection announce that the NEXUS program has enrolled its one-millionth member. The program allows pre-screened, low-risk travelers to proceed with little or no delay into...
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. ...

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