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Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - En una ceremonia virtual de corte de cinta, el 7 de octubre, Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos (CBP) junto con el Embajador de...

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — In a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony on October 7, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along with the Ambassador of Uruguay, the National...

Friday, October 8, 2021 | National Media Release

On October 5, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Troy Miller led a CBP delegation to Colombia. Acting Commissioner...

Monday, October 4, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - Air and Marine Operations (AMO) coordinated with international partners in late September to investigate a...

Monday, September 20, 2021 | National Media Release

ANZALDUAS, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the start of an innovative facial biometric pilot in select vehicle lanes at the...

Thursday, September 16, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — To further support its innovation efforts, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that CBP ROAM™ will introduce new features...

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...

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) was established in 2003 as part of the Department of Homeland Security to create...

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 | National Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Freer and Laredo North Stations apprehended a large group of individuals after responding...

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Air and Marine Operations (AMO) National Air Security Operations Center, P-3 Long Range Tracker and Airborne...

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – Air and Marine Operations (AMO) National Air Security Operations Center, P-3 Long Range Tracker and Airborne Early...

Thursday, August 19, 2021 | National Media Release

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Following the declaration of a state of emergency, due to a 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Haiti, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) National...

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—In recent weeks, suspects have used firearms to shoot at several U.S. Border Patrol agents in Texas and California.  In each case, agents found...

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...

Thursday, August 5, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— As cruise travel resumes this summer following suspension due to COVID-19, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is working with the cruise...

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun outfitting an initial group of agents and officers with body-worn cameras to better enhance...

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...

Friday, July 30, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - Asylum and other legal migration pathways should be readily available to those who need them, and this Administration is...

Thursday, July 29, 2021 | National Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a gang member 20 miles west of Freer, Texas.

The incident occurred during the morning...

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....

Friday, July 2, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – Air and Marine Operations (AMO) National Air Security Operations Center, P-3 Long Range Tracker and Airborne Early...

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — As international travel increases and students throughout the country prepare to study abroad this summer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (...

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