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Tue, 12/02/2014 | Spotlights

The objectives behind Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s visit to the Rio Grande Valley were twofold; an opportunity to...

Thu, 10/30/2014 | Spotlights

World Customs Organization Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya outlined his vision and priorities for the WCO during an Oct. 21 meeting of the Interagency Committee on World Customs Organization Matters, held at U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

Fri, 10/10/2014 | Spotlights

In his opening remarks on Oct. 7 to the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection, known as COAC, Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske congratulated member participants on a productive...

Fri, 10/03/2014 | Spotlights

Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske delivered an update on border trade and security to a meeting of the Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance on Sept. 29 in Washington, D.C.

“Security is number one, it is...

Tue, 09/30/2014 | Spotlights

Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske spoke about his vision for CBP and the agency’s pressing concerns during the Migration Policy Institute’s leadership vision series Sept. 22 in Washington, D.C.

MPI is an...

Thu, 08/28/2014 | Spotlights
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Thu, 06/19/2014 | Spotlights

Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske reviewed his first 100 days at CBP in remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on June 13 in Washington, D.C. Covering a wide range of topics, the Commissioner...

Fri, 06/13/2014 | Spotlights

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske stressed the role of CBP in improving cross border trade with Mexico at the Woodrow Wilson Center on June 12 in Washington, D.C. The Commissioner joined a panel of distinguished...

Wed, 05/14/2014 | Spotlights

U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees, families and guests came together Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to honor the single CBP officer lost in the line of duty in 2013, along with the agents and officers of CBP and its legacy agencies who...

Tue, 05/06/2014 | Spotlights

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske emphasized the importance of international trade security at the Second World Customs Organization Global Authorized Economic Operator Conference held in Madrid, Spain, on April...

Wed, 04/30/2014 | Spotlights

Customs and Border Protection launched a new webpage on May 1 that offers nonimmigrant U.S. visitors access to their I-94 arrival/departure record and their arrival/departure history.

The new CBP webpage allows nonimmigrant travelers to...

Mon, 04/28/2014 | Spotlights

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske joined customs directors general from 26 countries of the Americas and Caribbean in Lima, Peru, for the XVII Regional Conference of Customs Directors General, April 23 and 24....

Fri, 04/25/2014 | Spotlights

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on April 23 honored recent efforts to counteract counterfeit products as part of its Intellectual Property Champions awards.

The business organization presented 12 awards to individuals, businesses and law...

Fri, 04/18/2014 | Spotlights

YUMA, Ariz. – Ajo Border Patrol Station agents received a telephone call from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department on the evening of April 10, concerning three subjects possibly in distress near Gunsight, Ariz.

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Thu, 03/20/2014 | Spotlights

Only days after celebrating its 11th anniversary, U.S. Customs and Border Protection welcomed more than 800 members of the trade community to the agency’s East Coast Trade Symposium on March 6-7 at the Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C...

Mon, 03/10/2014 | Spotlights

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s website has been completely recreated with one major goal: to provide site users with fast access to the information they seek. We hope you like what you see and will visit often.

Upgrades in search and...

Wed, 03/05/2014 | Spotlights

Leaders of the Departments of Homeland Security and State joined Canadian officials at the opening of the second phase of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Cargo Pre-inspection Pilot program on Feb. 24. This phase is being conducted at the...

Thu, 02/27/2014 | Spotlights

There was a spirit of pride when members of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection, also known as COAC, met in the nation’s capital last Thursday, a day after President Obama signed an executive order to...

Wed, 02/19/2014 | Spotlights

As the Olympic Games wind down in Sochi, Russia, U.S. athletes will be returning home to share their stories about their victories and defeats, but some members of Team USA have announced they plan to bring home more than just medals and...

Tue, 02/11/2014 | Spotlights

The weeks leading to Valentine’s Day are some of the most demanding each year for U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists as they ensure that cut flowers are free from microscopic insects and diseases that could harm the U.S....

Mon, 01/27/2014 | Spotlights

A new Travel Channel reality series, “Border Rico,” begins January 28 and takes an in-depth look at efforts to secure the challenging border on the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. The show is scheduled to air Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

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Mon, 01/13/2014 | Spotlights

What some may call a job “for the birds” is all in a day’s work for CBP agriculture specialists at Laredo Port of Entry who recently intercepted a live macaw lacking proper export certification.

On December 26, 2013, a passenger entered...

Mon, 12/23/2013 | Spotlights

U.S. Customs and Border Protection finalized five public-private partnership agreements that allow private reimbursement for enhanced CBP services that support growth in cross-border trade and travel.

“Our ability to transform...

Tue, 12/17/2013 | Spotlights

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Thomas S. Winkowski led the U.S. delegation to the 70th session of the World Customs Organization Policy Commission, Dec. 9 to 11. Hosted by Ireland’s Office of the Revenue Commissioners and held...

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