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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | National Media Release

SAN DIEGO—In Aug. 2017, Border Patrol agents arrested 25-year-old Jorge Rivera, a man who used a remotely operated drone to...

Friday, January 5, 2018 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection released today an update to the agency’s Directive governing Border Searches of Electronic Devices. This...

Friday, January 5, 2018 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched two new traveler compliance initiatives today to make it easier for Visa Waiver Program (VWP...

Friday, December 8, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a notice of interim measures on Dec. 4 to importer, Ceka Nutrition, Inc., in its ongoing Enforce and...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON- Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Instituto Nacional de Migración de México (INM)...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Mexico’s National Migration Institute (INM) announced today the launch of the Joint Pedestrian Land...

Friday, December 1, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the submission period for the 2018 Customs Broker Triennial Status Report and fee for all...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the expansion of Global Entry Enrollment on Arrival to 11 additional international airports....

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has initiated a significant communications outreach to trade stakeholders in the wake of the passage...

Monday, November 6, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been recognized as the only Federal agency in the “10 Best Companies for Veterans” list, assembled...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the expansion of Global Entry eligibility to Taiwan passport holders and the expansion of...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 30 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that construction for prototypes of the Border Wall has concluded in San Diego.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the deployment of facial recognition biometric technology at one Transportation Security...

Saturday, October 7, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - As Hurricane Nate makes landfall, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi are currently under states of emergency. In light of Hurricane...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians announced today the publication of a notice in the Federal...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Construction on the eight wall prototypes began today (Tuesday, September 26) in San Diego with four of the...

Monday, September 25, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today a new proposal from the city of Douglas, Arizona has been selected as part of the...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection welcomed the addition of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) to the Commercial Targeting and...

Monday, September 18, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced plans today to launch a new Trusted Traveler Programs website in October. CBP will transition from...

Thursday, September 14, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) will begin evaluating Small Unmanned Aircraft System (...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection reminds travelers of guidance related to the annual Jewish holiday of Sukkot.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection will administer the first electronic Customs Broker License Examination on October 25. Interested applicants...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today contract awards for “other materials” prototypes of the border wall. The following...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — The United States signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA) with Kuwait today marking a significant milestone in collaboration on...

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