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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 | National Media Release
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | National Media Release
CBP Officers at LAX seized a shipment of counterfeit designer footwear,
purses, scarves and wallets worth nearly $5 million in September 2020.

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Friday, November 20, 2020 | National Media Release

MIAMI — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of Simplified Arrival at Miami International Airport (MIA).

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Friday, November 20, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS)...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Singapore Customs signed a historic letter of intent today that will enable closer cooperation in...

Monday, November 9, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 15 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements that will promote cross-...

Monday, November 9, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of biometric facial comparison technology at the pedestrian border...

Friday, October 30, 2020 | National Media Release

Recently, leadership from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and the U.S. Immigration and Customs...

Friday, October 30, 2020 | National Media Release
Durante el año fiscal 2019, los agentes de la Patrulla
Fronteriza encontraron 300 restos humanos de migrantes
en la frontera entre EE.UU. y México,...
Friday, October 30, 2020 | National Media Release
U.S. Border Patrol agents across the Southwest border
have found at least 300 unidentified migrant human
remains during fiscal year 2019, the highest...
Thursday, October 29, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON –Today the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) celebrated  the construction of nearly 400 miles of...

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents and...

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of biometric facial comparison technology at the pedestrian border...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—In Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) prevented importers from evading $287 million in duties owed to the U.S....

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced the first forced labor Finding since 1996.

In the Finding, CBP determined that...

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | National Media Release

LOS ANGELES — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport detained a shipment containing 32 cartons of women’s...

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | National Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan and Deputy Commissioner Robert Perez along with operational component...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has awarded two contracts to construct...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— A partir del 30 de septiembre en todos los puertos de entrada de los Estados Unidos, Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) detendrá el aceite de...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | National Media Release

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

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos (CBP) anunció hoy que...

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | National Media Release
Passengers depart the  Preclearance  processing area at Vancouver International Airport 

WASHINGTON - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced...

Monday, September 28, 2020 | National Media Release

BRUSSELS — The United States of America and the Kingdom of Belgium concluded an agreement today to implement U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs & Border Protection has signed a $13 million contract with Axon Enterprises Inc. to equip 3,800 U.S. Border Patrol agents with...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | National Media Release
Unapproved pills seized by CBP in Indianapolis during Mega  Flex

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that Operation Mega...

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