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

Monday, July 9, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, Todd Owen addressed false claims today on a call with media that CBP is separating families seeking asylum at U.S. ports of entry as part...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON - Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos arrestó a nueve estadounidenses por contrabandear a 64 extranjeros ilegales en cinco incidentes distintos ocurridos durante el pasado fin de semana.   Migrantes extranjerosencerrados en...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection arrested nine U.S. citizens for smuggling 64 illegal aliens in five separate events over the weekend.   Illegal aliens in the trailer of a truck“In addition to securing and protecting our nation's...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today a new formal partnership arrangement with Otter Products, LLC, maker of OtterBox and LifeProof brand phone cases, as part of the Donations Acceptance Program. Under its partnership...
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | National Media Release
LAS CRUCES, Nuevo México. - Los agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza que trabajaban en el puesto de control de inmigración de la I-25, al norte de Las Cruces, arrestaron ayer a un recipiente de la "Acción Diferida para Llegados en la Infancia" (DACA,...
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | National Media Release
LAS CRUCES, N.M. –U.S. Border Patrol Agents working the I-25 immigration checkpoint north of Las Cruces arrested a “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) recipient yesterday who was attempting to smuggle three illegal aliens into the U.S....
Monday, June 25, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON - A lo largo de las fronteras de los Estados Unidos, Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza efectuó seis arrestos importantes, incluyendo de integrantes de las pandillas MS-13 y 18th Street, y un asesino convicto. Durante tres días, los arrestos...
Monday, June 25, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection made six significant arrests, including MS-13 and 18th Street gang members and a convicted murderer, along U.S. borders over three days. The arrests, made by U.S. Border Patrol agents, took place...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the integration of facial biometrics into Global Entry as the program celebrates 10 years of expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers arriving in the United States. CBP launched...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 | National Media Release
ORLANDO—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) announced today joint efforts to advance the biometric exit mandate and transform the traveler experience at Orlando International Airport (MCO).  MCO is...
Friday, June 15, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 20 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements to promote economic growth in cross-border trade and travel across the country. U.S. Customs and Border...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | National Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. –  Un agente de la Patrulla Fronteriza fue herido en la madrugada del martes, 12 de junio, mientras investigaba la actividad de un sensor a pie cerca de Ruby Road y Chimney Canyon, al sur de Arivaca, Arizona. Aproximadamente a las 4:30...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON - Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP) y la Administración de Seguridad en el Transporte (TSA) anunciaron que el programa de Revisión Anticipada de Carga Aérea (ACAS, por sus siglas en inglés) comenzó hoy y requiere...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation Security Administration announced that the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) program went into effect today requiring the submission of advanced air cargo information on...
Friday, May 25, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – En la medida que se acerca el trimestre más concurrido de viajes internacionales, Aduanas y Protección de Fronteras de los Estados Unidos recomienda a los viajeros a "saber antes de partír" cuando viajen hacia los Estados Unidos o...
Friday, May 25, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—As the busiest three months of international travel approach, U.S. Customs and Border Protection encourages travelers to “Know Before You Go” when traveling to the United States or returning home this summer. CBP officers at international...
Thursday, May 24, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan discussed World Customs Organization (WCO) engagement at a meeting of the Interagency Committee on World Customs Organization Matters, held at U.S. CBP...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection today released enforcement statistics on CBP.gov. The latest metrics detail enforcement actions for fiscal year 2018 ending in April. Categories include the arrests of individuals with criminal...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON- Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP) anunció hoy el inicio de un período de prueba de seis meses para el Sistema de Grabación de Video Guiado por Incidentes (IDVRS, por sus siglas en ingles) para utilizarse en...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced the start of a six-month testing period of Incident Driven Video Recording System (IDVRS) in operational environments. Agents and officers will evaluate the use of this technology...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | National Media Release
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO), the U.S. Navy’s coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) and the Colombian navy ship ARC “07 de Agosto” intercepted a low-profile go-fast...
Friday, April 6, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection today released use of force statistics on CBP.gov. The latest metrics detail actions for fiscal year 2018 ending in March.   For the fiscal year to date (October 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018), CBP...
Friday, April 6, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection yesterday released enforcement statistics on CBP.gov. The latest metrics detail enforcement actions for fiscal year 2018 ending in March.   Categories include the arrests of individuals with criminal...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON- Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy una meta histórica al inscribirse 5 millones de participantes en su programa emblemático de Viajero de Confianza, Global Entry, que proporciona...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced a membership enrollment milestone today for its flagship Trusted Traveler Program, Global Entry, with more than 5 million members now receiving expedited clearance. Global Entry provides...

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