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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Monday, July 1, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a waiver, which will ensure expeditious construction of approximately 3 miles of new...

Friday, June 21, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner John Sanders announced the reappointment/appointment of the CBP User Fee Advisory...

Friday, June 21, 2019 | National Media Release
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operations P-3 aircraft crews located and tracked several go-fast vessels in the Eastern...

Thursday, June 20, 2019 | National Media Release

DONNA, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection is responding to the record numbers of unaccompanied alien children and family units along our Southwest...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner John P. Sanders traveled to the New Mexico/Mexico border area this week to thank CBP...

Thursday, June 6, 2019 | National Media Release

RICHFORD, Vt. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Richford Station apprehended two illegal aliens attempting to hide near a river on June 3.

On...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection released the agency’s May 2019 migration statistics today, which indicate that fiscal year to date (FYTD)...

Thursday, May 30, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Paso Sector apprehended the largest group of illegal aliens ever encountered early Wednesday morning. Agents...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has awarded a contract to construct...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the creation of a new Border Patrol Processing Coordinator position designed to perform...

Friday, May 24, 2019 | National Media Release

SHANNON, Ireland – Clint Lamm, Director of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Preclearance Field Office, and Andrew Murphy, Managing Director of the...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - Dado que la temporada de viajes durante el verano se encuentra entre los momentos más concurridos en todos los aeropuertos internacionales y...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – As the summer travel season is among the busiest times at international airports and ports of entry across the country, U.S. Customs and Border...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | National Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Mateo Simpson, a senior at United High School, was selected as the Laredo Sector Border Patrol Youth of the Year for 2018 - 2019.  Laredo...

Friday, May 10, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection awarded a task order off its Enterprise Business Management Support Services Blanket Purchase Agreement to...

Monday, May 6, 2019 | National Media Release

MINNEAPOLIS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Minneapolis participated in an Honor Flight to salute veterans returning from a one-day visit in...

Friday, May 3, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON- Después de más de dos años y medio de colaboración con la comunidad comercial, el Consorcio de Aduanas y el Comercio Contra el Terrorismo (CTPAT...

Friday, May 3, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—After over two and a half years of collaboration with the trade community, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Customs Trade Partnership Against...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection opened two temporary facilities on the Texas border with Mexico as part of the ongoing response to the...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos publicó hoy su Estrategia 2020-2025, que incluye tres objetivos y 12 iniciativas estratégicas...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection published the agency’s Strategy 2020-2025 today, which includes three goals and 12 strategic initiatives...

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | National Media Release

CINCINNATI— Do you consider yourself a connoisseur of Rolex watches and Louis Vuitton purses? If you aren’t, don’t worry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON– U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced a new retention incentive today for all GS-12 and GS-13 Border Patrol agents. The 5% retention...

Friday, April 19, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON —U.S. Customs and Border Protection awarded a contract Thursday to Deployed Resources LLC of Rome, New York, to construct soft-sided temporary...

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