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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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Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | National Media Release

HIDALGO, TX—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of Simplified Arrival at the international bridges within the...

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 | National Media Release

EL CENTRO, Calif. – On the morning of March 2, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents, at the request of the California Highway Patrol and Imperial County...

Monday, March 1, 2021 | National Media Release
CBP AMO leverages P-3 LRT aircraft for a variety of operations.

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO)...

Monday, March 1, 2021 | National Media Release
CBP AMO and partners rescued 3 individuals adrift off Ecuador.

WASHINGTON — A P-3 Long Range Tracker (LRT) aircrew with the U.S. Customs and Border...

Monday, March 1, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — A new type of telephone scam is targeting residents nationwide in an attempt to gain their banking information. U.S. Customs and Border...

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...

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