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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
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...

Monday, September 21, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—A pesar de la pandemia del COVID-19 y la implementación de restricciones de viajes para prevenir la proliferación de la enfermedad, traficantes...

Monday, September 21, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and implementation of several travel restrictions to prevent the spread of the disease, human smugglers continue to...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued five Withhold Release Orders (WRO) today on products from the People’s Republic of China (PRC...

Friday, September 4, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced plans today for reopening Trusted Traveler Programs enrollment centers to the public on September...

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 | National Media Release

MEXICO CITY—A joint effort between U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO), Joint Interagency Task Force—South (JIATF South), and...

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON —U.S. Customs and Border Protection is preparing for Hurricane Laura, which continues to gain strength as a Category...

Thursday, August 20, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) continues to standardize, and modernize, its aviation fleet through...

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective August 18 at all U.S. ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will detain seafood harvested by the Da Wang, a...

Thursday, August 13, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has collected $575,000 in penalties following the closure of a civil enforcement action against the...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective August 11 at all U.S. ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will detain imported merchandise containing garments...

Monday, August 3, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has awarded a contract to construct approximately 17 miles of contiguous new border wall system within...

Monday, August 3, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued an administrative ruling that will clarify the duty-free exemption status of certain low-...

Saturday, August 1, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has modified an existing Withhold Release Order (WRO) on imports of tobacco from Malawi. Effective...

Friday, July 31, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – The Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) awarded $15 million to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) this week to replace the Automated...

Friday, July 31, 2020 | National Media Release
EL PASO, Texas -

 

AMOs fleet of five UH-1Ns...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 | National Media Release
PRESIDIO, Texas -

 

“I’m extremely proud of the agent’s effort that resulted in a...

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | National Media Release
SIERRA BLANCA, Texas -

 

On July 18, 2020, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Sierra...

Monday, July 20, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos anunció hoy que los centros de inscripción de los programas de Viajero de Confianza...

Monday, July 20, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that Trusted Traveler Programs enrollment centers will remain closed until at least...

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | National Media Release

ASUNCIÓN – El pasado lunes, los Estados Unidos y Paraguay concluyeron la actualización de un Acuerdo de Asistencia Mutua de Aduanas (CMAA, por sus...

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | National Media Release

ASUNCIÓN - The United States and Paraguay concluded updating a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA) on Monday, replacing the prior 2002 U.S.-Paraguay...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | National Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 35 (I-35) Border Patrol checkpoint north of Laredo stopped a human...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released the agency’s operational update for June 2020, which includes CBP’s actions to prevent...

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