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Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for August 2021, which can be viewed online...

Thursday, September 9, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that it has modified the forced labor Finding on Top Glove Corporation Bhd.  Effective...

Thursday, August 12, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for July 2021, which can be viewed online...

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s agency-wide forced labor team has been awarded the 2021 Service to America Medals (“Sammies”) People’s...

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective August 4, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain tuna and other seafood harvested...

Monday, July 26, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection has modified a Withhold Release Order on imports of carpets and hand-knotted products from Nepal. Effective...

Friday, July 16, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for June 2021, which can be viewed here....

Thursday, June 24, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that DHS’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 | National Media Release

*Updated 6/29/2021 based on an internal review of CBP's forced labor enforcement data that found the total value of goods targeted under Withhold Release...

Friday, May 28, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Withhold...

Monday, May 24, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has modified an existing Withhold Release Order on imports of tobacco from Malawi.

Effective May 21,...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | National Media Release
Executive Director  Ana Hinojosa and Deputy Executive Director
Eric Choy lead the CBP team selected as a 2021 Sammies finalist.
 

WASHINGTON — The...

Monday, March 29, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that it has directed personnel at all U.S. ports of entry to begin seizing disposable...

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection today released the Trade and Travel Report: Fiscal Year 2020, which describes measures the agency took to...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective January 13 at all U.S. ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will detain cotton products and tomato products...

Thursday, December 31, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective December 31, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain tuna and other seafood...

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective December 30, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain palm oil and products...

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced today that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry...