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Blogs

Blogs from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
When imported merchandise is sold in the United States at a less than fair value, that’s called “dumping,” and it can have severe impacts on domestic producers and manufacturers. To prevent dumping, duty rates are assigned by the Department of...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
A graphic of an AMO rescue, FieldOperations rescue and U.S. BorderPatrol rescue during Hurricane HarveyThe impact Hurricane Harvey has had on Texas and Louisiana is devastating—lives have been lost, entire communities were under water, some...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
I can’t think of a more meaningful and fulfilling career than keeping our nation safe and secure for our friends, families, and future generations. Our mission touches everyone who lives in America and you can be a part of that mission. That’s why...
Friday, July 7, 2017
When people talk about U.S. Customs and Border Protection, they are usually talking about our visible frontline mission: our CBP officers who conduct inspections of people and cargo at our ports of entry and international mail facilities; our Border...
Friday, May 26, 2017
May 28 marks the 93rd anniversary of the founding of the United States Border Patrol. Congress created the Border Patrol in 1924 as part of the Department of Labor’s Immigration Bureau. Members of the Border Patrol HorsePatrol guard our southwest...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Our most solemn duty in law enforcement, by far, is mourning the loss of one of our own in the line of duty. When we pause to remember and respect, we draw strength to follow their example of service. Each year during National Police Week, Americans...
Monday, May 8, 2017
CBP’s workforce is full of incredibly dedicated, talented people. So when they are recognized for their abilities and for their commitment to our mission, I take special pride in sharing that good news. The Single Window Team, led by two of CBP’s...