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

Monday, August 20, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today a new formal partnership arrangement with Southwest Airlines Co. as part of the Donations Acceptance Program. Under this partnership arrangement, Southwest Airlines will provide CBP...
Thursday, August 9, 2018 | National Media Release
GARY, Ind. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection joined Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY) in a ribbon cutting ceremony for Indiana’s newest General Aviation Facility on August 8, 2018. The new state-of-the-art facility will begin welcoming...
Thursday, August 9, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan announced the selection of Deputy Chief Carla L. Provost as the 18th chief of the U.S. Border Patrol. Chief Provost has served as acting chief of the U.S. Border Patrol since April 2017. ...
Monday, August 6, 2018 | National Media Release
San José, Calif. - Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today its partnership in using facial recognition technology to process arriving international travelers to secure and enhance the...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers yesterday processed Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes, one of two remaining cartel members facing extradition to the United States for involvement in the murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—On July 24, President Donald J. Trump signed into law H.R.5956, the Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018. Effective immediately, CW visa holders may be admitted in Guam when in transit to the Commonwealth of the Northern...
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...

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