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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 | National Media Release
CBP personnel in Miami inspect cut flower imports

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists are working round the clock to...

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...

Friday, April 30, 2021 | National Media Release
CBP Chicago seized $636K of counterfeit designer handbags in March.

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding consumers to be alert for...

Thursday, April 29, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — An Air and Marine Operations (AMO) National Air Security Operations Center , P-3 Long Range Tracker crew partnered with federal authorities to...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced a new counter-network targeting operation focused on transnational...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | National Media Release
The Pilatus PC-12 is a single-engine, turbo-prop, fixed-wing
 aircraft used by Air and Marine Operations (AMO) to conduct
overland aerial patrol. ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the World Business Alliance for Secure Commerce Organization (WBO) issued a joint statement today...

Friday, April 23, 2021 | National Media Release

ASUNCION, Paraguay – U.S. Customs and Border Protection and National Customs Directorate of Paraguay reached an agreement today to help Paraguay secure its...

Friday, April 23, 2021 | National Media Release

ASUNCION, Paraguay - La Agencia de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en ingles) y la Dirección Nacional de Aduanas (DNA...

Friday, April 23, 2021 | National Media Release
Air and Marine Operations operates the Guardian Unmanned
Aircraft System (UAS) Predator B Maritime Variant to
conduct long-range surveillance in the...
Friday, April 16, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced 11 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements today that will enhance security...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON D.C.— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the launch of the CBP Applicant Portal on April 5, to provide an interactive and...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | National Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. – The International Mail Facility (IMF) at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) underwent a multi-million-dollar renovation with...

Friday, April 9, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Air and Marine Operations (AMO) partnered with the Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement to transfer four...

Friday, April 9, 2021 | National Media Release

EAGLE PASS, TX — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has introduced Simplified Arrival at the pedestrian border crossings in the Eagle Pass and Del Rio...

Thursday, April 8, 2021 | National Media Release

TAMPA, FL – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of Simplified Arrival at Tampa International Airport (TPA).

An...
Thursday, April 8, 2021 | National Media Release

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

“CBP has...

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | National Media Release
AMO operates the P-3 Long Range Tracker and
Airborne Early Warning aircraft, which performs
a wide variety ​of operational missions.

WASHINGTON —...

Friday, April 2, 2021 | National Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced the opening of a soft-sided facility in Eagle Pass, Texas. The facility’s primary...

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...

Friday, March 26, 2021 | National Media Release

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TX — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has now introduced Simplified Arrival at all of the pedestrian border crossings in the Rio...

Thursday, March 25, 2021 | National Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol and Laredo Police Department (LPD) halted a human smuggling attempt in west Laredo near the...

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | National Media Release

LUKEVILLE, AZ — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has introduced Simplified Arrival at the pedestrian border crossings at the Ports of Lukeville and...

Thursday, March 11, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — In an effort to enhance and strengthen transparency and accountability, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced it has begun...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | National Media Release

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

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