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Friday, October 18, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON —For the first time, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) conducted a maritime enforcement training for Trinidad and Tobago Customs and Excise (TTCE) officers. A decade has passed since TTCE officers have...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 | National Media Release
EL PASO, Texas – On Monday afternoon, members of the Army National Guard assigned to assist the U.S. Border Patrol with border security were monitoring cameras, when they observed a group of six individuals illegally crossing into the United States...
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO) delivered an OH-6A helicopter to the National Border Patrol Museum in El Paso, Texas, Sept. 18. AMO delivered this OH-6A to National Border PatrolMuseum in El Paso,...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan, during a press conference today at the White House, announced border enforcement actions for the month of September and discussed preliminary fiscal year border...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Trade and the Department of Commerce (Commerce) Office of Enforcement and Compliance  announced a newly redesigned Antidumping and Countervailing Duties (AD/CVD) case management...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued five Withhold Release Orders (WROs) covering five different products, imported from five different countries yesterday, September 30. This action was based on information obtained and...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a waiver, which will ensure expeditious construction of new border wall gates located within Cameron County, Texas. The gate construction project includes the installation of...
Monday, September 30, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has awarded three contracts to construct up to approximately 65 miles of new border wall system within U.S. Border Patrol’s (USBP)...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | National Media Release
DETROIT — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched Simplified Arrival at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) today, September 25.  Simplified Arrival is modernizing international arrivals for air travelers and crew by automating processes...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection released the agency’s enforcement actions for August 2019 during a press briefing today at the White House. Through the month of August, the total number of people apprehended or found to be...
Sunday, September 8, 2019 | National Media Release
MIAMI – Conditions on Abaco and Grand Bahama Island remain difficult and human nature draws us to want to help, including in evacuation efforts, such as the story of the nearly 1,500 Hurricane Dorian survivors who arrived at the Port of Palm Beach,...
Saturday, September 7, 2019 | National Media Release
** Editor’s Note: Latest information and imagery of CBP’s Hurricane Dorian response efforts can be downloaded at the following links: Still photos (FLICKR): https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGzAteL Video (DVIDS): https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/cbpdorian...
Friday, September 6, 2019 | National Media Release
** Editor’s Note: Downloadable imagery can be acquired at the following links: Still photos (FLICKR): https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGzAteL Video (DVIDS): https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/cbpdorian Follow CBP’s Hurricane Dorian response at https://www.cbp....
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 | National Media Release
For CBP's coordinated response to Hurricane Dorian, please visit https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/hurricane-dorian For media entities: b-roll and additional photos are posted to Dvids, https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/cbpdorian For Flickr photos of CBP...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 | National Media Release
*Editor’s Note: Downloadable imagery can be acquired at the following links: Still photos (FLICKR): https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGzAteL Video (DVIDS): https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/cbpdorian Follow CBP’s Hurricane Dorian response at https://www.cbp.gov/...
Monday, September 2, 2019 | National Media Release
MIAMI—As an extremely dangerous Hurricane Dorian bears down on the Bahamas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) staged highly-trained teams of aircrews and personnel in Florida and across the entire Southeast to launch rescue teams immediately...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — For many, summer means travel to exotic international destinations and an opportunity to bring home tasty, rare, and unusual souvenirs to share with friends and family. Most ivory is prohibitedunless accompanied by apermit.U. S. Customs...
Thursday, August 15, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – On August 9, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), completed construction on approximately 14 miles of new border wall system in U.S. Border Patrol’s (USBP) San...
Friday, August 9, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection released the agency’s July 2019 migration statistics today. In July, CBP apprehended or encountered 82,049 individuals who crossed the border illegally or were deemed inadmissible at Southwest border...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has awarded a contract to construct approximately 11 miles of new levee wall system in three non-contiguous segments located within...
Thursday, July 11, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection has completed construction of approximately 50 miles of new bollard wall projects authorized by funding from fiscal years 2017 and 2018.   Since January 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON - The United States signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA) with Tunisia Thursday marking a significant milestone in collaboration on security and facilitation of lawful trade between the two countries. On June 27, Robert E....
Monday, July 1, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a waiver, which will ensure expeditious construction of approximately 3 miles of new border wall system located west of Roma near Fronton in U.S. Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley (...
Friday, June 21, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner John Sanders announced the reappointment/appointment of the CBP User Fee Advisory Committee members in April.  The committee, which includes representative from the trade and...
Friday, June 21, 2019 | National Media Release
Video: https://dvidshub.net/r/jaen8i Stills: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cbpphotos/albums/72157709179575678 PHILADELPHIA – A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)-...

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