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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Monday, February 22, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — To support its innovation efforts, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) built a mobile application to serve as the single point of entry...

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | National Media Release

CALEXICO, CA—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of Simplified Arrival at the pedestrian border crossing in Calexico...

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | National Media Release

CANADA—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently made an apprehension in Toronto and Vancouver, immediately following the implementation of...

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | National Media Release

CANADA—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the upcoming expansion of Simplified Arrival at eight Preclearance locations throughout...

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | National Media Release

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

Since early...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | National Media Release

DONNA, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced the opening of a soft-sided facility in Donna, Texas.  The facility’s primary purpose is...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | National Media Release

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

Monday, February 8, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations National Air Security Operations Center P-3 crew partnered with federal...

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...

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—Effective Feb. 2, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is enforcing the requirement that travelers wear face masks at all air, land and sea...

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – As Valentine’s Day approaches, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists around the country are preparing for the day of...

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 | National Media Release

TAMPA — Highly-skilled U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) teams of aircrews, agents and officers are supporting efforts for a safe and secure Super...

Friday, January 29, 2021 | National Media Release

 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection created a new...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations, Air and Marine Emergency Medical Service-qualified agents were crucial to AMO...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — The United States and the United Kingdom have concluded an arrangement to formally recognize one another’s authorized economic operator...

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...