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Thu, 02/04/2016 | Spotlights

CBP's Air and Marine Operations is set to secure the sky over Super Bowl 50. Eight aircraft--three Black Hawk helicopters, three Cessna C-550 Citations and two AS350 Astar helicopters--are now positioned at nearby Moffett Field. AMO agents, 65 in...

Wed, 02/03/2016 | Spotlights
Thu, 01/21/2016 | Spotlights

Antidumping/Countervailing Duty (AD/CVD) enforcement is a priority for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).  CBP works closely with industry partners to level the playing field for domestic manufacturers. One of the best examples of CBP’s...

Mon, 01/11/2016 | Spotlights
Fri, 11/20/2015 | Spotlights

When U.S. Customs and Border Protection hosted its East Coast Trade Symposium in Baltimore Nov. 4-5, the focus was on progress. How much progress has been made in transforming the agency’s trade processes to prepare for the future?  Will...

Tue, 11/03/2015 | Spotlights

When members of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, also known as COAC, met in Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, for their third session this year, their top priority was discussing the completion of a...

Tue, 09/22/2015 | Spotlights

Protecting America’s borders from a bird’s-eye view may be just the job for aviators ready to make their next career move. Stemming the flow of illegal aliens, foiling drug traffickers and combating terrorism are just some of the tasks that place...

Thu, 09/03/2015 | Spotlights

The United States signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA) with Gabon on August 27, 2015 marking a significant milestone in collaboration on security and trade facilitation between the two countries.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

Wed, 06/03/2015 | Spotlights
Tue, 05/26/2015 | Spotlights

Law enforcement officers from across the globe, along with agents and officers from Customs and Border Protection, gathered May 15 for the 34th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service on the west front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington,...

Mon, 05/18/2015 | Spotlights
Fri, 05/15/2015 | Spotlights

It’s said that there is no greater sacrifice than to give one’s life serving one’s country.

Wed, 04/29/2015 | Spotlights

A spirit of cooperation was the prevailing mood when members of the new, 14th term Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to U.S. Customs and Border Protection,...

Thu, 04/09/2015 | Spotlights

After a challenging first year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske outlined several significant advances introduced under his leadership during an April 8 address at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C....

Thu, 03/26/2015 | Spotlights

After a year of making trade one of his top priorities, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske marked his first anniversary at the helm of the agency by delivering a State of Trade address to business leaders at the U....

Fri, 03/20/2015 | Spotlights
Fri, 03/20/2015 | Spotlights

Kevin K. McAleenan was officially sworn in as U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commissioner – the agency’s chief operating official – March 18 during a ceremony at CBP headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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Fri, 03/13/2015 | Spotlights

U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection leaders past and present came together Wednesday to celebrate the remarkable career of former CBP Acting Commissioner Thomas S. Winkowski upon his retirement after nearly...

Thu, 01/29/2015 | Spotlights

The Homeland Security Committee, led by U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul, visited the Rio Grande Valley Sector, along with U.S. Border Patrol Chief Michael J. Fisher, on Jan. 25, 2015, to get a firsthand look at border security operations in the...

Fri, 01/23/2015 | Spotlights

CBP’s comprehensive approach to border management and control includes protecting agriculture and U.S. economic interests from harmful pests and diseases.

Each day, CBP prevents potentially harmful plant pests and foreign animal diseases...

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 thank Customs and Border Protection (CBP) employees for their hard work during the unaccompanied children...

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...

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